Indianapolis International Airport Wildlife Incidents


Historical Wildlife Incidents - Indianapolis International Airport

Wildlife Incidents - Bird Sizes
(Based on 438 incidents)

Wildlife Incidents - Damage Severity
(Based on 39 incidents)

2004 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2004-12-26, Time: Dawn, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Snow, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-400 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N776US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2004-11-04, Time: Night (23:45), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N426FE, Flight: 1639/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 3200 ft, Speed: 210 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: HIT FWD RT FUSELAGE. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-11-04, Time: Night (23:03), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N323FE, Flight: 1618/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1900 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: HIT UNDER CAPT'S SIDE WINDOW. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-11-03, Time: Night (01:40), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: M717FE, Flight: 1635, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 600 ft, Speed: 138 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: SML BROWN BIRD. FOUND EVIDENCE ON LWR L SIDE OF NOSE. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-10-27, Time: Night (23:05), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N397FE, Flight: 1608/2, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKE FOUND ON CAPT'S SIDE WINDOW. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-10-22, Time: Night (05:55), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N387FE, Flight: 1728, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 400 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKES FOUND ON NOSE BELOW F/O'S WINDSCREEN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-10-17, Time: Dawn (06:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Frontier Airlines, Aircraft: A-319 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N932FR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2004-10-16, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N349NW, Flight: 609, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: SML BIR DHIT ABOVE F/O WINDOW AT ROTATION. NO DMG. INFORMED DISPATCH AND MX. FLT CONTD.
Date: 2004-10-11, Time: Dawn (07:55), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Independence Air, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 1583, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 14, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x
Remarks: A/C CALLED IN REPT AFTER DEPTR. AIRLINE OPS HAD NO INFO.
Date: 2004-10-05, Time: Day (10:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 14, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RED-TAILED HAWK, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2004-10-05, Time: Night (00:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N393FE, Flight: 5190, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 2200 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKES FOUND ON L SIDE OF NOSE. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-10-05, Time: Night (22:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N679FE, Flight: 1631/0, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 2200 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKES FOUND ON NOSE. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-09-29, Time: Night (23:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N369FE, Flight: 1618/3, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 5200 ft, Speed: 230 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKE FOUND ON LWR RT FWD FUSELAGE. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-09-25, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-500 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N925UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: LOUD BANG ON APCH. BIRDS SEEN ON ARRIVAL. SML DENT IN LWR RT SIDE OF COCKPIT BELOW F/O'S WINDOW. MEETS ALLOWABLE DMG.
Date: 2004-09-25, Time: Night (04:15), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N391FE, Flight: 2705, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 400 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKE FOUND ON F/O'S SLIDING WINDOW. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-09-24, Time: Night (05:05), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N304FE, Flight: 1728, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG FOUND DURING INSPN.
Date: 2004-09-21, Time: Night (00:35), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N387FE, Flight: 1628, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2004-09-17, Time: Night (00:20), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N402FE, Flight: 1629, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 750 ft, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKES FOUND ON TOP L AND UNDERNEATH THE CENTER SECTIONS OF FUSELAGE. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-09-17, Time: Night (00:15), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N273FE, Flight: 1637, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKES FOUND ON NOSE. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-09-17, Time: Night (03:15), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N316FE, Flight: 1723, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKE FOUND ON BELLY. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-09-16, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Operator: America West Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N322AW, Flight: 0467, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 800 ft, Speed: 138 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Date: 2004-09-07, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-757-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N502UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: CREW REPTD BIRDSTRIKE ON FINAL. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-09-02, Time: Day (16:55), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Chicago Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N302CS, Flight: 3920, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 300 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Struck nose, Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD A FLOCK OF STARLING FLYING IN APCH RWY 23R JUST OVER RWY 14. HIT SEVERAL BIRDS. FOUND 3 CARCASSES. 3 HIT WINDSHLD. 1 HIT NOSE AND 1 HIT NOSE GEAR. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-08-20, Time: Night (04:30), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N678FE, Flight: 1713, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 1200 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE FOUND ON RT SIDE FUSELAGE. NO DMG
Date: 2004-08-19, Time: Night (23:34), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N410FE, Flight: 1639/2, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 2200 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE FOUND ON F/O'S WINDSHLD. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-08-15, Time: Night (22:03), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-757-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N553UA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = AIRLINE & xxxx-x
Remarks: SML BIRD HIT L FWD NOSE GEAR DOOR. L ENG HAS EVIDENCE OF BIRD ON 1 FAN BLADE. NO SMELL NOTED AND ENG PARAMETERS NORMAL. CLEANED FAN BLADES FAN EXIT FAIRINGS OF DEBRIS.
Date: 2004-08-14, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N647SW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 20 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG NOTED. SCUFF MARKS ON RADOME.
Date: 2004-08-06, Time: Night (00:20), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N369FE, Flight: 1602, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2700 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. FOUND EVIDENCE ON LWR L SIDE OF FUSELAGE JUST BELOW COCKPIT. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-07-29, Time: Dawn, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: MD-88 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N904DL, Flight: 499, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 165 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Date: 2004-07-27, Time: Dusk (17:50), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Airtran Airways, Aircraft: B-737-800 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N324TZ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG. # STRUCK NOT REPTD, ASSUME 1, SAME AS # SEEN.
Date: 2004-07-21, Time: Dusk (19:25), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Skywest Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N906SW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: AMERICAN KESTREL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2004-07-20, Time: Dawn (06:34), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Frontier Airlines, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2004-07-18, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N329UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: CREW REPTD BIRDSTRIKE JUST ABOVE F/O'S WINDSHLD. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-07-17, Time: Night (00:01), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 2600, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: ATCT CALL OPS OF POSSIBLE BIRDSTRIKE. CARCASS FOUND
Date: 2004-07-07, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: AMERICAN KESTREL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: 2 CARCASSES FOUND 100' SW & 10' L OF CENTER. MALE AND FEMALE.
Date: 2004-07-07, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 23R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SHORT-EARED OWL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: CARCASS FOUND ON CENTERLINE RWY 23R @ A-4 INTXN.
Date: 2004-06-27, Time: Day (17:35), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: A/C REPTD AS RJ
Date: 2004-06-27, Time: Night (22:40), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2004-06-26, Time: Day (19:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 1248, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: UPDATED DAY FROM xx TO xx ON x/xx/xx
Remarks: CARCASS FOUND ON RWY. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-06-24, Time: Night (00:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N278FE, Flight: 1646, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 150 ft, Speed: 144 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKE FOUND ON RADOME. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-06-14, Time: Day (14:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Chicago Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N317CE, Flight: 3912, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HORNED LARK, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD STRIKE. FOUND CARCASS. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-06-09, Time: Night (00:25), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N276FE, Flight: 1636, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 1700 ft, Speed: 210 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. EVIDENCE FOUND ON UPPER L SIDE CAPT'S L1 WINDSCREEN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-06-06, Time: Dawn (08:15), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: C-208 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N860FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RED-TAILED HAWK, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD STRIKING LGR BIRD ON DEPT RUN MIDWAY ON 23L. FOUND CARCASS OFF CL AT D-4 (DATA ENTRY NOTE: A/C REPTD AS MD-11 BUT N# SHOWS C-208. CALLED FOR INFO- REPLY). OPER HAD NO STRIKE FOR THIS A/C, PROBABLY FEEDER AIRLINE.
Date: 2004-05-25, Time: Day (11:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N448FE, Flight: 0151/2, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 5200 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: HIT CAPT'S WINDSCREEN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-05-21, Time: Night (23:50), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Spirit Airlines, Aircraft: MD-83 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N826NK, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: LDG LIGHTS ON, WX RADAR ON. VISUAL APCH.
Date: 2004-05-21, Time: Dusk (19:05), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Continental Airlines, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: WOOD WARBLERS, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2004-05-13, Time: Night (00:01), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N68059, Flight: 1602, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 3200 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX INSPN. EVIDENCE OF STRIKE ON RT SIDE OF WINDSCREEN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-05-13, Time: Night (00:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N40061, Flight: 1604, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 600 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. FOUND EVIDENCE ON FUSELAGE JUST ABOVE F/O'S WINDSCREEN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-05-11, Time: Night (23:30), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N420FE, Flight: 0151/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 2200 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. EVIDENCE ON RT SIDE NOSE. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-05-07, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N370UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRD HIT ABOVE F/O'S EYEBROW WINDOW. INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-05-06, Time: Night (00:25), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N374FE, Flight: 1607, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: EVIDENCE JUST BELOW CAPT'S WINDSCREEN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-05-05, Time: Night (00:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N721FE, Flight: 1631, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 2700 ft, Speed: 210 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. EVIDENCE FOUND ON L SIDE OF NOSE. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-05-03, Time: Night (23:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N426FE, Flight: 1639/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 600 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX INSPN. FOUND EVIDENCE JUST BELOW F/O'S SIDE WNDOW. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-04-28, Time: Night (23:35), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N684FE, Flight: 1622/2, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 800 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-04-20, Time: Night (04:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N68052, Flight: 1700, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 2200 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-04-16, Time: Night (11:45), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N303FE, Flight: 2627/1, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 5200 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x-x-x-xxxxxx & Rx)
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-04-14, Time: Dusk (19:10), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: MD-88 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N914DL, Flight: 1253, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 10 ft, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx)
Remarks: ARPT OPS WAS ASKED TO COLLECT REMAINS
Date: 2004-04-07, Time: Night (23:45), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N550FE, Flight: 1608/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 300 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-03-16, Time: Night (22:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N275FE, Flight: 3644, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2004-03-06, Time: Day (12:15), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 193, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2004-02-18, Time: Night (23:47), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N426FE, Flight: 1639, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 900 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX INSPN. NO DMG.

2003 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2003-12-13, Time: Day (09:40), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: American Airlines, Aircraft: MD-80 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 1067, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 200 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2003-12-07, Time: Day (14:45), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N457UA, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RED-TAILED HAWK, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: Other, Out Of Service: 1800 h, Other Costs: $2147, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: RXN SOURCE = xxxx-x (xxxx-xx-x-xxxxxx) & AIRLINE *** emailed Becky for cost x/xx/xx
Remarks: PILOT SAW LRG BIRD FLYING TOWARD A/C DURING LANDING. PILOT TRIED TO AVOID STRIKE BY LANDING OFF CENTERLINE. BIRD PENETRATED WING. A/C WAS GROUNDED. DMG TO MIDDLE FLAP OTBD THE ENG. ABOUT 20" LONG AND 8-10" WIDE. MOST OF BIRD WAS STILL INSIDE. AC OUT OF SERVICE AT LEAST 3 DAYS.
Date: 2003-11-17, Time: Dusk (17:33), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N577US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 6500 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG
Date: 2003-11-05, Time: Night (21:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N323FE, Flight: 1611/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2600 ft, Speed: 190 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-11-01, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N576US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 145 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG. CREW UNAWARE OF STRIKE. (DATA ENTRY NOTE: NOT SURE HOW THEY KNEW ALTITUDE AND PHASE IS THE ABOVE IS 1)
Date: 2003-10-21, Time: Night (00:45), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N264FE, Flight: 1609, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 3000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2003-10-21, Time: Night (22:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N685FE, Flight: 1606/2, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-10-21, Time: Night (23:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N267FE, Flight: 1603/2, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1700 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-10-09, Time: Day (15:11), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N359FE, Flight: 3706, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG
Date: 2003-10-09, Time: Night (23:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N681FE, Flight: 1625/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 200 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: BIRD WAS DUCK-SIZE. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-10-03, Time: Night (00:34), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N652FE, Flight: 1635, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-09-30, Time: Night (23:15), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N198FE, Flight: 1637/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG
Date: 2003-09-25, Time: Night (04:16), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N68056, Flight: 1718, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 175 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-09-25, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Airtran Airways, Aircraft: B-757-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N515AT, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 3000 ft, Speed: 200 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRD HIT CAPT'S !3 WINDOW. LWR OUTSIDE CORNER. ON VISUAL APCH TO RWY 23L. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-09-18, Time: Night (23:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N398FE, Flight: 1610/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG
Date: 2003-09-16, Time: Night (22:25), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N244FE, Flight: 1641/1, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 7200 ft, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: OVER BRICKYARD. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-08-27, Time: Dawn, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N679BR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT 2. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-08-14, Time: Day (15:05), Sky: Some Cloud, Operator: America West Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N166AW, Flight: 460, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 14, Above Ground: 500 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: Other, Out Of Service: 84700 h, Other Costs: $101018, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = THREE xxxx-x REPTS ( xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx & Rx & x-xx-xxxxxx)
Remarks: #2 ENG VIBRATION MONITOR WENT ABOVE 5. 11 BLADES REPLACED. BIRD NOT FOUND. (DATA ENTRY NOTE: ARPT REPT SAID NO DMG)
Date: 2003-08-14, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N339UA, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: SML BIRDSTRIKE ON T/O ON FWD FUSELAGE BY NOSE GEAR DOORS. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-08-14, Time: Day (08:30), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N668FE, Flight: 3601, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: Yes, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: ID BY SMITHSONIAN FAA 531. NO DMG FROM BIRDSTRIKE BUTR ENG WAS REPLACED DUE TO A FOD INCIDENT WHICH OCCURRED ON THE SAME FLIGHT.
Date: 2003-08-13, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N367UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Rt Siee Around Eng, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE RT SIDE AROUND ENG ON T/O. INSPN. NO IMPACT NOTED.
Date: 2003-08-09, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: A-319 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N816UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: HIT 203 SML BIRD SHORTLY AFTER ROTATION. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-08-07, Time: Night (03:11), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N242FE, Flight: 1743, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-08-01, Time: Day (07:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: LEARJET-45 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N421FX, Flight: 23L, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Small, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERR = FLEXJET
Date: 2003-07-30, Time: Night (23:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N244FE, Flight: 1641/3, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 800 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-07-23, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N326UA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 32, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BLACKBIRDS, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: 2 SML BLACKBIRDS HIT FO/S SIDE NOSE AND 1 JUST BELOW WINDOW. RESULTED IN PARTIAL OSCURRING OF VISION THRU WINDOW. NO DMG. FLT CONTD.
Date: 2003-07-15, Time: Dusk (20:15), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Chautauqua Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N283SK, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG
Date: 2003-07-05, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N831AE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 20 ft, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2003-06-29, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-50 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N769NC, Flight: 499, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Damaged Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = AIRLINE & xxxx-x
Remarks: PILOT REPTD STRIKING A BIRD. HIGH SPEED REJECTED T/O DUE TO HITTING BIRDS AND COMPRESSOR STALL. HIGHEST SPEED WAS 149 KTS. NO EVIDENC OF BIRDSTRIKES FOUND. RAN BOTH ENGS AT T/O POWER AND #1 ENG EPR FLUCTUATED AND STALLED AFTER 3 MINS. REPLACED #1 ENG FUEL CONTROL. BRAKES HEATED DURING STOP. 1 TIRE DELFATED AFTER STOPPING (OUTSIDE L MAIN), INSIDE L MAIN DEFLATED DURING TWO TO GATE. OUTSIDE RT MAIN TIRE DELFATED DURING MX TO L MAIN TIRES.
Date: 2003-06-20, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N349UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Near Lt Ram Air Door, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: CREW REPTD BIRDSTRIKE NEAR RAM AIR DOOR. NO DMG. CLEANED AREA
Date: 2003-06-12, Time: Night (23:50), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N671FE, Flight: 1631/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2300 ft, Speed: 160 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-06-04, Time: Night (23:55), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N670FE, Flight: 1617/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 100 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-05-31, Time: Night (05:04), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: MD-11 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N601FE, Flight: 0008, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 32, Above Ground: 900 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-05-25, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-50 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N768NC, Flight: 505, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 100 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2003-05-20, Time: Night (23:35), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N369FE, Flight: 1608/2, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 4600 ft, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-05-16, Time: Night, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N646, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 4800 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS OPER = NETJETS AVIATION (EVENT NJA xxxx)
Remarks: ON SHORT FINAL, BOTH PILOTS NOTICED A NUMBER OF BIRDS IN AREA AND 1 THAT CAME VERY CLOSE TO FUSELAGE. AFTER LDG, NOTICED BLOOD & FEATHERS ON NOSE CONE OF L ENG. NO DMG FOUND
Date: 2003-05-15, Time: Night (23:30), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N306FE, Flight: 1600/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck Engine 3, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN FOUND EVIDENCE OF BIRDSTRIKE ON ENG COWLING. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-05-13, Time: Night (23:05), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N235FE, Flight: 1643/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x ( xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx & Rx)
Remarks: IND MX DID A BIRDSTRIKE INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-05-13, Time: Night (23:05), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N275FE, Flight: 1603/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 142 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: IND MX DID A BIRDSTRIKE INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-05-13, Time: Night (23:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N652FE, Flight: 3611, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 100 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: IND MX DID A BIRDSTRIKE INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-05-12, Time: Night (23:20), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N277FE, Flight: 1329/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 32, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-05-06, Time: Night (23:55), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N272FE, Flight: 1626/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 3000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: IND MAINTENANCE PERFORMED BIRDSTRIKE INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-04-16, Time: Night (23:30), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N189FE, Flight: 1627/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 4000 ft, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2003-03-13, Time: Night (00:05), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N676FE, Flight: 1613, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 5000 ft, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG.

2002 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2002-12-25, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N323UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: IBISES, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: CREW REPTS BIRDSTRIKE ON APCH LH NOSE AREA. FEATHERS PRESENT IN L ENG FAN AREA. NO EVIDENCE OF PASSING THRU CORE. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-11-18, Time: Day (13:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N318CE, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = CHICAGO EXPRESS
Remarks: FOUND 1 STARLING AND 1 MOURNING DOVE. NO DMG. REPTD. STRIKE DURING ROTATION.
Date: 2002-11-12, Time: Night (04:45), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N136FE, Flight: 1737, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 32, Above Ground: 5500 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2002-10-25, Time: Day (07:25), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N8920E, Flight: 1765, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Speed: 105 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: COYOTE, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & AIRLINE
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2002-10-23, Time: Night (23:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N672FE, Flight: 1612, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 5000 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG
Date: 2002-10-22, Time: Night (22:55), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N682FE, Flight: 1612, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 5000 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2002-10-19, Time: Dawn, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Trans World Airlines, Aircraft: MD-80 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N9042TW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 2500 ft, Speed: 200 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: DUCKS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG. LANDED SAFELY AT DEST. HAD MX CHECK A/C.
Date: 2002-10-16, Time: Night (23:59), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N370FE, Flight: 1608, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2700 ft, Speed: 170 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: IND MX FOUND NO DMG.
Date: 2002-10-14, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N406UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: REMOVED DEBRIS. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-10-03, Time: Dawn (08:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N304CE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = CHICAGO EXPRESS xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx
Remarks: NO DMG REPTD BY PILOT. HIT BIRD ON THRESHOLD.
Date: 2002-10-02, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N321DL, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 4200 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG. INFORMED MX.
Date: 2002-09-24, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N311UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE ON WINDHSLD. CLEANED. NO DMG. INSPN.
Date: 2002-09-18, Time: Dawn (06:56), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N393US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 147 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: INGESTED SML BIRD AT ROTATION. NO DMG OR EFFECT ON FLT.
Date: 2002-09-12, Time: Night (23:35), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N68051, Flight: 1610, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 2000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INSPN OF F/O'S WINDOW AND SURROUNDING AREA INCLUDING ENG INLETS. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-09-11, Time: Night (02:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N309FE, Flight: 1650, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 3000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: ON FINAL INTO IND, SAW SML BIRD IN LDG LITES THEN HEARD IMPACT. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-09-10, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N308UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: CREW REPTS BIRDSTRIKE ON LDG. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-09-06, Time: Dusk, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N608AE, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: ROCK PIGEON, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Struck Engine 2, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT BELOW F/O WINDOW. NOTIFIED ATC. BIRD WAS FOUND ON RWY. INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-09-04, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Airlines, Aircraft: MD-82 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N468AA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2000 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2002-08-12, Time: Dawn (07:25), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Comair Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N473CA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: AMERICAN KESTREL, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2002-08-12, Time: Dawn (06:05), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N9339, Flight: 1006, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 500 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & AIRLINE
Remarks: RETRIEVED 5 STARLINGS FROM RWY
Date: 2002-08-09, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N610AE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BLACKBIRDS, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck Tail, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2002-08-06, Time: Night (20:37), Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N358NW, Flight: 568, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = AIRLINE & PACIR
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE DURING LDG FLARE. PILOT ADZ OF A BIRD STRIKE. INSPN FOUND NO DMG. CLEANED.
Date: 2002-08-05, Time: Day (07:45), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Skyway Airlines, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N1160, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 11-100, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG REPTD. FOUND 23L AT TURN OFF C-4
Date: 2002-07-24, Time: Night (22:30), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N679FE, Flight: 1625, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 3000 ft, Speed: 220 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX INSPN OF WINDSCREEN & AIRFRAME. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-07-11, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Expressjet (Continental Exprs), Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N14942, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 200 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT CO/P'S SIDE BELOW WINDSHLD. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-07-08, Time: Night (04:05), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: America West Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N634AW, Flight: 467, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: HIT FRONT OF RADOME. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-06-17, Time: Day (16:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-310 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N5162C, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RED-TAILED HAWK, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = TRI STATE AERO INC
Remarks: CARCASS FOUND. NO DMG REPTD.
Date: 2002-05-26, Time: Night (03:25), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: America West Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: n661aw, Flight: 467, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: STRIKE JUST FWD OF F/O TAT PROBE. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-05-22, Time: Night (23:20), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N148FE, Flight: 1633, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 3000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MEM MX DID BIRD STRIKE INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-05-01, Time: Night (23:30), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N060FE, Flight: 1627, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 3000 ft, Speed: 210 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: MX INSPN FOUND NO DMG. CLEANED.
Date: 2002-04-30, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N304UA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: SUSPECTED BIRD STRIKE ON #2 ENG. ON DEPTR. ENG OPS NORMAL AFTER BIRDSTRIKE. FLT CONTD TO ORD NORMALLY.
Date: 2002-04-23, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-700 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N755SA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 2200 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG. 10 MILE FINAL.
Date: 2002-04-01, Time: Night, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N635BR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 3000 ft, Speed: 165 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2002-04-01, Time: Day (09:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Business, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 14, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = G/A SIMON PROPERTIES INC
Remarks: NO DMG REPTD. A/C = GULFSTREAM (DATA ENTRY NOTE: N# NOT FOUND)
Date: 2002-03-28, Time: Day (10:15), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RING-BILLED GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: DATA ENTRY NOTE: FDX DOES NOT HAVE AIRBUS 320 AND HAS NO RECORD OF ANY AIRBUS AT IND ON THIS DATE.
Date: 2002-02-10, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-500 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N940UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: CREW REPTD BIRD STRIKE ON NOSE DURING LANDING APPROACH. INSPN.

2001 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2001-11-09, Time: Night, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: MD-11 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N550FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2500 ft, Speed: 165 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2001-11-08, Time: Night, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: MD-11 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N550FE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 75 ft, Speed: 145 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO CARCASSES FOUND.
Date: 2001-11-07, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N478FE, Remains Collected: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: DMG TO LE PANEL. REPLACED.
Date: 2001-11-02, Time: Night (23:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Location: 15 E IND, Above Ground: 500 ft, Miles From Airport: 15 mi, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = PHONE CONV.
Remarks: HEARD LOUD BANG. BLOOD UNDER FUSELAGE
Date: 2001-10-26, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N701BR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLEW THRU A LRG FLOCK OF STARLINGS ON SHORT FINAL. NO DMG.
Date: 2001-10-24, Time: Day (10:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N958NW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: 2 DOVES FUND ON RWY. NO DMG. BIRD CANNONS IN OPERATION IN IMMEDIATE AREA.
Date: 2001-10-20, Time: Night, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N326FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1200 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2001-10-18, Operator: Air Canada, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: C-FSKM, Flight: 353, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRD STRIKE AT ROTATION ON NOSE & RT MAIN GEAR. NO DMG.
Date: 2001-10-16, Time: Dawn, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N618SW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 170 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG
Date: 2001-10-04, Time: Night (23:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N236FE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 150 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2001-10-04, Time: Night (22:24), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N217FE, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRD HIT RHS OF FUSELAGE BTWN TAT PROBE & AOA PROBE. INSPN.
Date: 2001-09-19, Time: Night (23:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N465FE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 4700 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: CREW REPTD HEARING A BIRD STRIKE ON RT SIDE OF NOSE. MX INSPN FOUND NO DMG.
Date: 2001-09-08, Time: Day (14:20), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N338SW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: INGESTION. INNER CORE. NO DMG.
Date: 2001-08-24, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BARN SWALLOW, Size: Small, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 1171
Date: 2001-08-23, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-50 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N766NC, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: FLT 1171. NO DMG.
Date: 2001-08-22, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Comair Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7105, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 500 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2001-08-20, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N329UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: INGESTION. NO DMG. BORESCOPED AND AVM DOWNLOAD
Date: 2001-08-09, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7463U, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRD HIT JUST AFTER ROTATION PRIOR TO V1. HIT LWR RHS RADOME. FLT CONTD W/O INCIDENT. FOUND EVIDENCE OF STRIKE BELOW F/O SLIDING WINDOW. NO DMG.
Date: 2001-08-08, Time: Night (22:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N477FE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 2350 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: CREW HEARD A POP SOUND ON APCH. NO DMG NOTED.
Date: 2001-08-03, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N630BR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2001-08-02, Time: Day (18:57), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7458U, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE - xxxx-x & AIRLINE
Remarks: HIT AT ROTATION. INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2001-08-02, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N680FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Out Of Service: 500 h, Other Costs: $632, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FOUND BIRD STRIKE DEBRIS TO #2 ENG CORE ON WALK AROUND INSPN BY MAINT. CREW DID NOT NOTICE OR SEE ANYTHING. DAMAGE TO BLADES MINOR. NO LIMITING DEFECTS. ENG BORESCOPED. INGESTION.? (DATA ENTRY NOTE: BIRD REPTD AS SMALL, PHASE ASSUMED TO BE EITHER DESCENT OR APPROACH)
Date: 2001-07-29, Time: Dusk (17:25), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 100 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2001-07-29, Time: Dusk, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N588, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 100 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2001-07-28, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N751NW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 160 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: FLT 399. AT LIFTOFF. NO DMG.
Date: 2001-07-23, Time: Dawn (07:20), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N1883M, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = MEIJER DISTRIBUTION INC
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2001-07-23, Time: Dawn (07:55), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N1883M, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = MEIJER DISTRIBUTION
Remarks: NO REPTD DMG.
Date: 2001-06-28, Time: Night (00:10), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N381FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: CREW REPTD SML BIRD HIT NOSE ON LWR RT SIDE DURING FINAL. NO DMG FOUN ON INSPN.
Date: 2001-06-20, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Emery Worldwide, Aircraft: B-727 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT 5 BIRDS. NO DMG REPTD.
Date: 2001-06-01, Time: Day (10:45), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 50 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SWALLOWS, Size: Small, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT SWALLOWS AND GOLDFINCH
Date: 2001-05-20, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-50 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: FLT 1010. ROTATION. RHS RADOME. NO DMG. INSPCTD ALL OF A/C.
Date: 2001-05-11, Time: Night, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N448UA, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 7000 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRD HIT FUSELAGE BELOW CAPT'S WINDOW AT NIGHT. NO DMG.
Date: 2001-05-01, Time: Night (23:55), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N309FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 2500 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2001-05-01, Time: Dawn, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Ryan Intl Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N355QS, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2001-04-29, Time: Day (15:13), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N317, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 10 ft, Speed: 145 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Repair Costs: $750, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x, EMAIL AND PACIR
Remarks: FLT 2308. NO DMG. INSPN COST $500-1000.
Date: 2001-04-05, Time: Day (16:26), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: A-319 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS
Remarks: AT ROTATION
Date: 2001-04-05, Time: Day (06:45), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: A-319 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N309NB, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 125 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: OWLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & AIRLINE
Remarks: NO DMG. FLT CREW SAW BIRD STRIKE ON NOSEGEAR/TIRE AREA DURING TOUCHDOWN. INSPN. NO DMG.

2000 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2000-11-26, Time: Day (12:55), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: DC-9 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N856US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RING-BILLED GULL, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: OBSVD INJURED BIRD ON RWY, ADZ ATCT BUT WAS UNABLE TO GET ON RWY PRIOR TO LDG. A/C LANDED AND HIT BIRD W RT MAIN GEAR. NO DMG REPTD BY PILOT.
Date: 2000-11-26, Time: Day (11:55), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: Over 100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RING-BILLED GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: SAW LRG FLOCK, REPTD STRIKING AT LEAST 1 BIRD. MECH REPTD DMG TO #2 ENG SINGLE BLADE. FOUND 1 BIRD INTAKE WHICH HIT NOSE. PILOT WAS WARNED OF BIRDS PRIOR TO LDG.
Date: 2000-10-07, Time: Dawn (06:50), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N280FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 160 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRD HI LHS NOSE.
Date: 2000-09-29, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N411FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2000-09-29, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7293U, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: INSPN
Date: 2000-09-26, Time: Dawn (06:15), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: America West Airlines, Aircraft: B-757-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N915AW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 40 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: CAPT & CO/P LOOKED AT BIRD BROUGHT BACK TO GATE BY AOM.
Date: 2000-09-13, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N670FE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 500 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Struck & Damaged Other, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2000-09-06, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N333NW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: FLT 399 HIT A BIRD DURING ROTATION. BIRD HIT LWR NOSE AREA. INSPN & CLEANED.
Date: 2000-08-17, Time: Night (00:05), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N404FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1900 ft, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2000-08-16, Time: Dusk, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N587US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2000-08-13, Time: Day (16:40), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BARN SWALLOW, Size: Small, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: ATCT CALLED. A/C DEPTD. PILOT SAID HE WOULD FILE A REPT AT STL.
Date: 2000-08-11, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N618NW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: FLT 1889. BIRD HIT F/O CLEARVIEW WINDOW. CLEANED AND INSPCTD.
Date: 2000-08-10, Time: Dawn, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N415FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2000-07-21, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Chautauqua Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N266SK, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 400 ft, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2000-07-18, Time: Dawn (07:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N301US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: PILOT REPTD STRIKE AT T/D. INSPN.
Date: 2000-07-07, Time: Day (08:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Comair Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 5654
Date: 2000-06-26, Time: Dawn (05:55), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Expressjet (Continental Exprs), Aircraft: ATR-42 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N14830, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Struck Propeller, Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRD HIT NOSE AT ROTATION.
Date: 2000-06-26, Time: Dawn (06:39), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Trans World Airlines, Aircraft: B-757-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N719TW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: WRENS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 1, Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 223. 2 WRENS. DURING CLIMB HEARD A MOMENTARY TINGING SOUND IN #1 ENG. LANDED W/O INCIDENT AT STL.
Date: 2000-06-25, Time: Day (11:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Evergreen Intl Airlines, Aircraft: B-747-400 (Airplane), Mass: > 272,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SWALLOWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: PILOT HEARD THUMP ON RADOME. (DATA ENTRY NOTE: N32034 REPTD, BUT NOT CORRECT #)
Date: 2000-06-22, Time: Day (11:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N386SE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RED-TAILED HAWK, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2000-06-21, Time: Night (20:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: America West Airlines, Aircraft: B-757-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N908AW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: AMERICAN KESTREL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2000-05-29, Time: Day (08:55), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: DC-9 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N935VJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: LT 214 HIT AT LEAST 1 BIRD. FOUND A STARLING.
Date: 2000-05-25, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Chautauqua Airlines, Aircraft: BA-31 JETSTR (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N190PC, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 3000 ft, Speed: 200 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BLACKBIRDS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS
Date: 2000-05-24, Time: Day (17:05), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-300 KING (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N454LF, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 32, Above Ground: 20 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = RAYTHEON SALES A/C = BE xxx
Date: 2000-05-16, Time: Night (23:50), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N263FE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 1900 ft, Speed: 200 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRD HIT LWR SIDE OF A/C.
Date: 2000-05-03, Time: Night, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N370FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT ON ROTATION. LINE MX CLEANED.
Date: 2000-05-03, Time: Day (08:05), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N920VJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 14, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: PILOT SAID HE HIT 1 BIRD, 2 WERE FOUND ON RWY. 500 FT FROM APCH OF TWY14.
Date: 2000-05-03, Time: Night (01:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N656FE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 3500 ft, Speed: 240 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT AFT OF RADOME.
Date: 2000-05-01, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7289U, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 300 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: COCKPIT WINDSCREEN. INSPN. CLEAND.
Date: 2000-04-22, Time: Night, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: America West Airlines, Aircraft: A-319 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N807AW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 32, Above Ground: 800 ft, Speed: 136 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: LRG BIRD FLEW UDER COCKPIT. FELT A THUMP. BIRD HIT L MAIN LDG GEAR. INSPN.
Date: 2000-03-28, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N998UA, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE ABOVE WINDOWS 1L & R. DEAD CENTER OF FUSELAGE. INSPN.
Date: 2000-03-11, Time: Day (16:16), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Snow, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N309UA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 11-100, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & AIRLINE REPT
Remarks: FLT 439. HIGH VIBRATIONS IN #1 ENG. ENG DID NOT REQUIRE SHUTDOWN. REPLACED #1 ENF FAN BLADE SET. INGESTION. BORESCOPED.
Date: 2000-01-09, Time: Dawn (05:03), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: DA-900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N369BG, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: COYOTE, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x, PRELIM ACC/INCID DATA, AAIPN-x & EMAILOPER = B&G ENTERPRISES
Remarks: GEAR DOOR SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DMG AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED.

1999 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1999-10-09, Time: Day (15:10), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Continental Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-500 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: ATIS WARNING.
Date: 1999-10-04, Time: Dusk (22:45), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Comair Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N712CA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: ATIS WARNING.
Date: 1999-10-02, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7299U, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: NO DEFECTS. SEVERAL BIRDS IN VICINITY.
Date: 1999-10-01, Time: Day (17:13), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: STARLING? NO DMG KNOW AT THIS POINT. PILOT WILL ADZ AFTER INSPN IF THERE IS DMG.
Date: 1999-09-30, Time: Night (04:10), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N056FE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 5000 ft, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: RE-ENTERED x/xx/xxxx
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 1999-09-24, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N982UA, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF BIRD STRIKE 4" ABOVE CAPT'S WINDOW. CLEANED. NO DMG.
Date: 1999-09-11, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-500 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N938UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRD STRIKE ABOVE CAPTS WINDOW. NO DMG. CLEANED.
Date: 1999-09-08, Time: Night (23:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N240FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 3700 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT F/O WINDOW. NO DMG.
Date: 1999-09-06, Time: Night, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N693SW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 2000 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1999-08-31, Time: Day (08:50), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BA-31 JETSTR (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N309CE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = CHICAGO EXPRESS
Remarks: STARLING FOUND ON RWY
Date: 1999-08-26, Time: Day (13:55), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: GULFAERO IV (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N312EL, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = ELI LILLY CO.
Remarks: BARN SPARROW" SAW 10-15 BIRD, HIT 1, NO DMG.
Date: 1999-08-23, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7262U, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 700 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: LEFT WINDSHLD. NO DMG.
Date: 1999-08-21, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-50 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Comments: ASR REF:xxx/xx/Dxx
Remarks: BIRD HIT RT WINDSCREEN. ALL INDICATIONS NORMAL. FLT CONTD.
Date: 1999-08-19, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N221FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: INTERNET REPT xxx
Remarks: NO DMG. MAINT INSPCTD & RELEASED FOR SERVICE.
Date: 1999-08-19, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N332UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRD STRIKE ON T/O. LOOKED AND FELT LIKE LWR LHS OF FUSELAGE. ENG INDICATIONS OK. BIRD STRIKE INSPN FOUND NO VIZ DAMAGE.
Date: 1999-08-18, Time: Day (11:50), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Amerijet Intl, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N196AJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: PILOT REPTD STRIKING SEVERAL BIRDS DURING LDG. NO DMG. FOUND 5 DEAD SPARROWS 500 FT NE OF 05L. FAA TWR ALSO FILING REPT.
Date: 1999-08-13, Time: Day (17:20), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-560 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N744R, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 32, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = TRW INC
Remarks: NO DMG KNOWN.
Date: 1999-08-13, Operator: Mesaba Airlines, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N428XJ, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: Yes, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: Other, Report Type: Engine Manufacturer
Comments: ENG MANU#xxxxxx
Remarks: BIRD INGESTION. BIRD BLOCKED AIR FLOW, INCREASING ENG TEMP, BUT NO DMG. BIRD ID BY ROXIE.
Date: 1999-08-10, Time: Day (08:25), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N2203, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & AIRLINE REPT ASR: xxx/xx/xxx
Remarks: BIRD STRIKE AT ROTATION. NO DMG. PILOT SAW SEVERAL BIRDS IN GRASS. DOVE FOUND AT 05L AT "R". TWR CHIEF DOING REPTD
Date: 1999-08-02, Time: Day (17:10), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-400 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 32, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 932 HIT SEVERAL BIRDS. FOUND 3 ABUT 2,000 FT DOWN RWY. PILOT REPTD NO DMG. OTHER SPECIES INVOLVED: RED-TAILED HAWK.
Date: 1999-08-01, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: Airline Report
Comments: ASR REF xxx/xx/xxx
Remarks: HIT CAPT'S SIDE OF NOSE. NO DMG.
Date: 1999-07-28, Time: Day (08:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: MD-80 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N812US, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1999-07-27, Time: Day (09:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-50 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N600TR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS & AIRLINE REPT ASR REF:xxx/xx/Dxx
Remarks: FLT 1003, BIRD REPTD AS DOVE AND MEADOWLARK. NO DMG.
Date: 1999-07-26, Time: Dusk, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-767-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: PILOT CALLED TWR ABOUT BIRD STRIKE. NO OTHER INFO GIVEN
Date: 1999-07-26, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N333DL, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: ENG INSTRUMENTS NORMAL. POST FLT INSPN FOUND DMG TO #2 COMPRESSOR BLADES.
Date: 1999-07-23, Time: Night, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Ryan Intl Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N526PC, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 7500 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HEARD POPPING SOUND BELOW LHS COCKPIT. F/E THOUGHT HE SAW A DARK SPOT IN FRONT OF WINDSCREEN JUST PRIOT TO SOUND. ALL SYSTEMS NORMAL. NO DMG FOUND ON INSPN.
Date: 1999-07-21, Time: Day (07:15), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N631BR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & AIRLINE
Remarks: ATIS WARNING. NO APPARENT DMG. A/C BEING CHECKED OUT. NO DMG.
Date: 1999-07-11, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7442U, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRD HIT LWR FUSELAGE. NO DMG. INSPCTD.
Date: 1999-07-06, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-767-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N663UA, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRD STRIEK ON T/D. F/O WINDSCREEN. BLOOD, FEATHERS, ETC WERE CLEANED. NO DMG NOTED.
Date: 1999-07-03, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Ryan Intl Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N426EX, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRD HIT L2 WINDOW. NO DMG SEEN. MAINT WILL CHECK IT.
Date: 1999-06-24, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 25 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Report Type: Airline Report
Comments: ASR REF:xxx/xx/xxx
Remarks: 2 TURBINE BLADES WITH 1-18/2" PIECE MISSING. REMOVED & REPLACED ENG.
Date: 1999-06-24, Time: Day (17:40), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Comair Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 30 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: OVER THRESHOLD OF TWY 23L.
Date: 1999-06-20, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N309UA, Remains Collected: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Tail, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: UNMARKED DENT ON RT HOIZ STAB. CLEANED & INSPCTD.
Date: 1999-05-31, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-500 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N938UA, Remains Collected: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: CLEANED & INSPCTD FUSELAGE. # BIRDS NOT REPTD, ASSUME 1.
Date: 1999-05-26, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Express One Intl, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N311NE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 600 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1999-05-07, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N359NW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 400 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: Airline Report
Comments: ASR REF: xxx/xx/xxx
Remarks: WHILE PASSING 400' ON SHORT FINAL, A BIRD STRUCK JUST BELOW COCKPIT WINDSHLD. NO DMG FOUND BY MX
Date: 1999-05-01, Time: Day (10:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N932VJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: EXACT DATE UNKN, MAYBE APRIL OR MAY xxxx
Remarks: NO DAMAGE. CREW WAS UNAWARE THAT BIRDS HAD BEEN STRUCK. (DATA ENTRY NOTE: THIS MAY NOT HAVE OCCURRED AT KIND)
Date: 1999-04-26, Time: Day (21:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Casino Express Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N233TM, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 40 ft, Speed: 145 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 11-100, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck nose, Struck Engine 1, Struck Engine 2, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Fuselage, Struck Landing Gear, Struck Tail, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS
Remarks: FLT 233. PILOT REPTD SEVERAL BIRD STRIKE. CO PILOT SAW LRG FLOCK OF SMALL BIRDS NEARING A/C SHORTLY AFTER ROTATION. RETD TO LAND W/O INCIDENT
Date: 1999-04-16, Time: Day (16:45), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Expressjet (Continental Exprs), Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N14945, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MALLARD, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS OPER LISTED AS JETLINK BY OPS MGR
Remarks: APPLIED QRH, QRH COMPLETED ALLOWED US TO CONTINUE TO CLEVELAND
Date: 1999-02-11, Time: Night (20:03), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N656FE, Remains Collected: No, Location: 10 W, Above Ground: 10000 ft, Miles From Airport: 10 mi, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1999-01-14, Time: Day (23:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Snow, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N325SW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RED-TAILED HAWK, Size: Large, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE

1998 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1998-12-28, Time: Day (10:04), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: MD-88 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N983DL, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck Engine 1, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: PILOT SAW SEVERAL LRG BIRDS ON RWY, UNABLE TO AVOID THEM. 3 GULLS REMOVED. NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1998-11-24, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 23R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HAWKS, Size: Large, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: DAY 1245 LCL. FOUND ON RWY BY LANDING A/C. NO DAMAGE TO A/C OR BIRD. (JET BLAST?)
Date: 1998-10-16, Time: Night (02:34), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Tail, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1998-10-09, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Midway Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N570ML, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1998-10-05, Time: Dawn (08:55), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-421 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N6866L, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 100 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = GOSHEN RUBBER
Remarks: NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1998-09-20, Time: Dawn (06:40), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: FK-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N864US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: TRACON SUPV REPTSFLT 1964 ON ROTATION STRUCK SEVERAL BIRDS. FOUND 4. NO DAMAGE REPTD. PILOT WIL CALL TRACON UPON LDG.
Date: 1998-09-10, Time: Dawn (05:30), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 2000 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: INTERNET REPT
Date: 1998-08-23, Time: Dawn (07:05), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N304DL, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: STRUCK AT ROTATION. 7 DEAD BIRDS FOUND ON RWY. NO DAMAGE REPTD.
Date: 1998-08-23, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1998-08-20, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: America West Airlines, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: RESPONDED TO TWR REQUEST OF BIRD STRIKE. UNABLE TO FIND BIRD.
Date: 1998-08-18, Time: Dawn (05:31), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: FK-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N885US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1998-08-17, Time: Day (17:40), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Continental Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-500 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: AT ROTATION A LARGE FLOCK OF BIRDS WERE REPTD BEING HIT BUT ONLY FOUND 1 ON RWY. NO DAMAGE. A/C CONTD FLT.
Date: 1998-07-13, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Airlines, Aircraft: B-727 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N1906, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 115 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: I HAD JUST COME OFF A RWY CHECK & HAD BEEN USING BIRD CONTROL. I SCARED UP LESS THAN 12 ISOLATED BIRDS. NO FLOCKS WERE FOUND. CAPT ADZ BIRD WAS HIT BY NOSE.
Date: 1998-07-12, Time: Day (07:10), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N308DL, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = THREE xxxx-x REPTS & AIRLINE
Remarks: BIRD INGESTED INTO #1 ENG. NO DAMAGE NOTED BY MECH. TIME LOST 45 MINS
Date: 1998-06-22, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Pro Air, Aircraft: B-737-400 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N461PR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1998-06-21, Time: Day (08:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: America West Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N632AW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRDS FOUND CENTER OF RWY 23R, 1000 FT SW OF T/O. A/C CONTD FLT, SAW 20 HIT 6. NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1998-06-05, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: 2 BIRDS STRUCK. UNKN WHERE ON A/C OR IF DAMAGE.
Date: 1998-03-17, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRD ACTIVITY AROUND & ON ARPT INFO ON ATIS. TIME =1400Z
Date: 1998-03-13, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N325SW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: CONTRACT MAINT FOUND NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1998-03-12, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-400 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N431US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NON EVENT. PAINT SCRATCH ON NOSE.

1997 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1997-11-07, Time: Night, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 6200 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1997-10-31, Time: Day (12:33), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-500 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N511SW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 20 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO APPARENT DAMAGE. A/C ENRT TO CHGO MIDWAY.
Date: 1997-10-20, Time: Dawn, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Airlines, Aircraft: MD-82 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N581AA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE
Date: 1997-10-10, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N498FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 500 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1997-10-05, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Airlines, Aircraft: MD-82 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N223AA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 500 ft, Speed: 125 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SWALLOWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1997-09-28, Time: Day (15:41), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Western Pacific, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N965WP, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 90 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Struck & Damaged Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & BOEING
Remarks: 1 FAN BLADE DAMAGED. WHEEL & BRAKES OVERHEATED & WERE REPLACED. A/C TAXIED TO TERMINAL. NO BIRD FOUND ON RWY. BIRD CONTROL CONDUCTED ON AIRFIELD JUST PRIOR TO INCIDENT.
Date: 1997-09-18, Time: Day (07:58), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-40 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N756AW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 20 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: Over 100, Birds Struck: 11-100, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Struck nose, Struck Engine 1, Struck Engine 2, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Fuselage, Struck Landing Gear, Struck Tail, Struck Lights, Struck & Damaged Other, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = GRT LKS REGN OPS CNTR, PRELIM REPT & xxxx-x
Remarks: FLT 1102 REPTD HITTING A LGR FLOCK OF BIRDS WHICH SCATTERED UP OFF RWY & GRASS INTO A/C JUST AFTER ROTATION. A/C RETD TO LAND W/O INCIDENT. PILOT HAD RADIO PROBLEMS POSSIBLY DUE TO ANTENNA DAMAGE. RWY 23R CLOSED FOR CLEANUP. SECOND REPT STATES NO ENG OR AIRFRAME DAMAGE.
Date: 1997-09-14, Time: Day, Operator: Business, Aircraft: LOCKHD 1329 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 4, Power Type: Turbojet, Registration: N901C, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 900 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged windshield, Struck & Damaged Lights, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Other
Comments: SOURCE = GRT LKS OPS CNTR PRELIM REPT
Remarks: TIME = 1835 LCL. DAMAGE TO WINDSHLD & BROKEN LANDING LIGHT ON AUX TANK.
Date: 1997-09-10, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: FK-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N886US, Remains Collected: No, Location: 1 MI SE COLFA OTR MK, Above Ground: 2600 ft, Speed: 200 knots, Miles From Airport: 1 mi, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: TIME = 2155 LCL.
Date: 1997-09-08, Time: Dawn, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Airlines, Aircraft: MD-82 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N576AA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 10 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & ASRS
Remarks: DAMAGE UNKN AT THIS TIME BUT SUSPECT LITTLE OR NO DAMAGE. FROM ASRS - JUST AFTER ROTATION WE RECVD A BIRD STRIKE ON R SIDE OF NOSE. NO OTHER PROBLS NOTED. CONT FLT TO DFW & NOTIFIED MX.
Date: 1997-08-28, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 32, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: FLT 1258. BIRD STRIKE ON FINAL. NO DAMAGE NOTED ON WALK AROUND. FLT RECVD A DEFFERAL TO CONT VIA SAMC. MAINT INSPCTD LEADING EDGE.
Date: 1997-08-25, Time: Dusk, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: FK-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N850US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 132 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BLACKBIRDS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck & Damaged Lights, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: JUST PRIOR TO ROTATION, LRG FLOCK OF BLACKBIRDS FLEW ACROSS A/C'S FLT PATH. 2 HIT A/C. 1 ON RADOME, OTHER HIT L LDG LIGHT WHICH HAD TO BE REPLACED. BIRDS WERE NOT VISIBLE AT START OF T/O ROLL. STRUCK ON ROTATION. TIME = 2340Z
Date: 1997-08-24, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Operator: American Airlines, Aircraft: MD-80 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N429AA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: SAW BIRD 2-3 SECS BEFORE IMPACT. NO DAMAGE JUST REMAINS SPLATTERED ON WINDOW. (RT FWD OVERHEAD EYEBROW WINDOW)
Date: 1997-08-02, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Express One Intl, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N313NE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: A/C IS REGISTERED TO BOTH EMERY WW AND EXP I
Remarks: NO DAMAGE, JUST A MESS.
Date: 1997-07-24, Time: Dusk, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 5 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE. CONTD FLT.
Date: 1997-06-19, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N269FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 90 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: 2 BIRDS.
Date: 1997-06-17, Time: Dawn, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: DC-9 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N978VJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 129 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BELIEVED TO BE SPARROW.
Date: 1997-06-07, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: MD-82 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N823US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: TIME = 1030LCL.
Date: 1997-05-28, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N245US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 14, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FAN BLADE DAMAGE. REPLACED C-1 FAN. BORESCOPED ENG. TIME OUT OF SERVICE ESTIMATED 16-24 HRS.
Date: 1997-05-19, Time: Day (11:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 291, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 291 FROM IND TO DEN. NO DAMAGE. DID NOT TALK TO CREW, FLT CONTD.
Date: 1997-05-08, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 3200 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: A/C ON DOWNWIND FOR RWY 05R. NO DAMAGE/INJURY.
Date: 1997-05-03, Time: Night, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Ryan Intl Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-100 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N527PC, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 2500 ft, Speed: 200 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck nose, Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1997-04-13, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Snow, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N236US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS
Remarks: POSSIBLY PIGEON. FLT 1469. NO APPARENT DAMAGE.
Date: 1997-04-06, Time: Dawn, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Ata Airlines (American Trans A, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N765AT, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 150 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR LISTED AT ATAxxx BUT I DON'T THINK IT IS AIR TRANSPORTASN, CHECKING INTO IT
Remarks: MX INSPN FOR 21-24. REPTDLY BIRD STRUCK NOSE GEAR & LODGED IN UPPER WHEEL WELL. ATA 404
Date: 1997-02-23, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 800 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE CAUSED TO ENG.

1996 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1996-11-07, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N68056, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Struck Engine 1, Struck Engine 3, Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: SUSPECT GULLS. NO DAMAGE NOTED BY A/C MAINT. DURING LANDING FLARE. NO REMAINS NOTED DUE TO HEAVY RAIN.
Date: 1996-10-31, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-402 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N5087Q, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 14, Above Ground: 2500 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged windshield, Struck & Damaged Tail, Effect On Flight: Other, Out Of Service: 500 h, Repair Costs: $10000, Other Costs: $732, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR LISTED AS SIOUX FALLS AVNT/BUSINESS AVIATIONN# SHOWS DAEDALUS INC.
Remarks: HEARD LOUD NOISE. RT WINDSHLD PARTIALLY (1/2) MISSING. NOTICED BLOOD & PLEXIGLASS COVERING COCKPIT. INFORMED TWR OF BIRD STRIKE. DETERMINED NO BLOOD WAS MINE. LANDED.
Date: 1996-09-18, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Ata Airlines (American Trans A, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 574
Date: 1996-09-07, Time: Night, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: America West Airlines, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N638AW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 150 ft, Speed: 132 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS.
Remarks: NO DAMAGE. TIME = 1950 LCL CAPT = BILL MCCOY
Date: 1996-08-20, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 322, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: ABOVE F/O EYEBROW WINDOW DURING LANDING ROLL. INSPEC PERFORMED BY MX. DAMAGE .
Date: 1996-06-07, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Ata Airlines (American Trans A, Aircraft: L-1011 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO APPARENT DAMAGE TO A/C.
Date: 1996-05-26, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Trans World Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Speed: 115 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BLACKBIRDS, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: ON T/O ROLL SHORTLY AFTER VI, CREW SAW, FELT & HEARD A BIRD HIT THE LOWER RT AREA OF RADOME. ON INSPN, AFTER LANDING AT STL, NO DMAGE WAS NOTED, ONLY SMALL BLOOD SPOTS ON LOWER RT SIDE OF RADOME. SOME BIRDS WERE NOTED BY CREW DURING TAXI.
Date: 1996-05-05, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-400 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N411US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck nose, Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: STRUCK L SIDE CAPT'S WINDSHLD ON THE POST. NO VISIBLE DAMAGE.
Date: 1996-03-12, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 474, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: MX INSPECTED. NO DAMAGE FOUND TO THE ENG (ENG # NOT REPTD, ASSUME #1)
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