Virgin America A320 at Ft. Lauderdale on Dec 28th 2016, bird strike

Last Update: December 30, 2016 / 19:46:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 28, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VX-501

Aircraft Registration
N635VA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Virgin America Airbus A320-200, registration N635VA performing flight VX-501 from New York JFK,NY to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA), was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale's runway 10L when the left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a bird. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 10L.

The FAA reported the #1 engine received damage as result of a bird strike on approach to Fort Lauderdale.

The occurrence aircraft was able to resume service 7 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N635VA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
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 28, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VX-501

Aircraft Registration
N635VA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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