Fedex A306 at Milwaukee on Apr 8th 2017, bird strike

Last Update: April 10, 2017 / 20:43:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Aircraft Registration
N656FE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

A Fedex Federal Express Airbus A300-600, registration N656FE performing freight flight FX-2415 from Milwaukee,WI to Appleton,WI (USA) with 2 crew, was climbing out of Milwaukee's runway 19R when tower advised the crew that they just had a bird strike. The crew reported they thought something like that had happened, they might need to level off and return, subsequently deciding to return. The crew requested to join a left turn for runway 25L, tower cleared the flight to land runway 25L. The aircraft landed safely on runway 25L about 7 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A310-300 registration N807FD reached Appleton with a delay of 2 hours.

The FAA reported on Apr 10th 2017, that an engine (CF6) ingested birds and received damage to the fan blades.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 57 hours after landing back.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Aircraft Registration
N656FE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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