Delta MD88 at Memphis on Dec 5th 2016, bird strike

Last Update: December 5, 2016 / 23:32:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2570

Aircraft Registration
N918DE

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N918DE performing flight DL-2570 from Memphis,TN to Atlanta,GA (USA) with 144 passengers and 5 crew, was in the initial climb out of Memphis' runway 36L when the crew declared Mayday reporting a bird strike into the left hand engine (JT8D), they needed to shut the engine down. The aircraft levelled off at 3000 feet and returned to Memphis for a safe landing on runway 36C about 20 minutes after departure.

The airline reported a bird strike shortly after departure. The aircraft is being assessed.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N918DE
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT CO
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-88
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD88
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2570

Aircraft Registration
N918DE

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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