United B738 at Denver on Jul 11th 2017, bird strike

Last Update: July 12, 2017 / 16:30:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1126

Aircraft Registration
N35260

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N35260 performing flight UA-1126 from Denver,CO to Anchorage,AK (USA) with 173 people on board, departed Denver's runway 34L when climbing through about 8000 feet MSL the crew declared emergency reporting they just took a bird into the right engine (CFM56) advising the engine was still running, they would still return to Denver and requested emergency services on stand by due to an overweight landing. The aircraft stopped the climb at 9000 feet and returned to Denver for a safe landing on runway 34L about 25 minutes after departure.

The FAA reported the aircraft sustained minor damage as result of the bird strike into an engine, providing the registration N188QX, which is a reserved but not assigned tail number according to FAA aircraft database.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1126

Aircraft Registration
N35260

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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