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Historical Wildlife Incidents - Indianapolis International Airport

Wildlife Incidents - Bird Sizes
(Based on 438 incidents)

Wildlife Incidents - Damage Severity
(Based on 39 incidents)

Total Incidents: 702
Date: 2005-07-15, Time: Night (00:35), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N397FE, Flight: 1600, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2300 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: HIT MIDDLE OF WINDSCREEN. NO DMG.
Date: 2005-07-01, Time: Dusk (17:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Frontier Airlines, Aircraft: A-319 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N802FR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 80 ft, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, 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
Date: 2005-06-02, Operator: Northwest Airlines, Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N927RC, Flight: 00324, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 3200 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged windshield, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE ON CAPT'S CLEARVIEW WINDOW. CLEANED. FOUND CHIP OUT OF WINDOW 9/32" BY 1/4". REPLACED WIDNOW.
Date: 2005-05-19, Time: Night (23:54), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N402FE, Flight: 1613, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 900 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG TO FUSELAGE ABOVE CAPT'S WINDSCREEN
Date: 2005-05-17, Time: Night (23:55), 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: N319FE, Flight: 1608/1, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1000 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: NO DMG. EVIDENCE FOUND ON CAPT'S FRONT WINDSHLD.
Date: 2005-05-17, Time: Night (22:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N304FE, Flight: 1618/1, Remains Collected: No, 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: NO DMG. EVIDENCE FOUND ON LWR RT FUSELAGE.
Date: 2005-05-16, Time: Night (22:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N657FE, Flight: 1638/1, Remains Collected: No, Location: 20 MI SE OF IND, Above Ground: 3700 ft, Miles From Airport: 20 mi, 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. EVIDENCE FOUND ON LWR L SIDE OF NOSE.
Date: 2005-05-12, Time: Night (23:10), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N685FE, Flight: 1307/1, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 5000 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG. EVIDENCE FOUND ON NOSE UNDER CAPT'S WINDSHLD.
Date: 2005-05-12, Time: Night (23:05), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N243FE, Flight: 1616/1, 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: NO DMG. EVIDENCE FOUND ON CAPT'S #1 WINDOW.
Date: 2005-05-11, Time: Night (00:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: MD-11 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N591FE, Flight: 0080, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 3200 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: NO DMG. EVIDENCE FOUND ON RADOME.
Date: 2005-05-11, Time: Night (00:01), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N668FE, Flight: 1647, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 1200 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: NO DMG. EVIDENCE FOUND ON LWR L SIDE RADOME.
Date: 2005-05-10, Time: Night (02:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-10 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N358FE, Flight: 1605, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23R, Above Ground: 1700 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
Remarks: NO DMG. EVIDENCE FOUND ON L FWD NOSE.
Date: 2005-05-06, Time: Night (00:36), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N312FE, Flight: 1627, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1200 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
Comments: xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx (x/x/xx UPDATED SOURCE)
Remarks: FOUND EVIDENCE OF STRIKE UNDER RADOME. NO DMG.
Date: 2005-05-06, Time: Night (00:50), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N301FE, Flight: 2627, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Above Ground: 500 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: NO DMG.
Date: 2005-05-03, Time: Night (23:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N494FE, Flight: 1637/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 1500 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: EVIDENCE OF BIRDSTRIKE ON FUSELAGE BELOW F/O'S WINDOW. NO DMG.
Date: 2005-05-03, Time: Night (22:45), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: DC-10-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N320FE, Flight: 2602/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2500 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: EVIDENCE OF BIRDSTRIKE ON F/O'S WINDSHLD. NO DMG.
Date: 2005-04-05, Time: Night (23:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-310 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N415FE, Flight: 1647/0, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 1200 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. EVIDENCE ON WINDSHLD. NO DMG.
Date: 2005-03-30, Time: Night (00:01), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N665FE, Flight: 1617, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 4200 ft, Speed: 170 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT SAW HAWK SIZED BIRD. FOUND STRIKE EVIDENCE ON NOSE JUST BELOW CAPT L/H BOOT. NO DMG.
Date: 2005-03-29, 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: N424WN, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5L, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, 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: NO DMG SEEN ON INITIAL INSPN TO ENGS. SAW 4 BLOOD SPOTS LWR L NOSE, AND ABAOVE CAPT'S FRONT (L1) WINDOW.
Date: 2005-03-29, Time: Night (01:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N670FE, Flight: 1654, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 2300 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx (x/x/xx UPDATED SOURCE)
Remarks: EVIDENCE OF STRIKE ON L WING ROOT & FUSELAGE. NO DMG.
Date: 2005-03-29, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: GULFAERO IV (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N311EL, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck & Damaged Other, Wiper Arm, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = ELI LILLY
Remarks: DMG TO WIPER ARM
Date: 2005-02-16, Time: Night (21:40), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Chautauqua Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N975RP, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Above Ground: 500 ft, Speed: 134 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Effect On Flight: None, Out Of Service: 25000 h, Repair Costs: $1000, Other Costs: $28116, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x, AON DAILY LOSSES (EMAILED ARPT OPS T EBBERT TO SEE IF REMAINS COLLECTED - THEY WERE NOT BECAUSE IT WAS OFO ARPT PROPERTY)
Remarks: #2 ENG INLET DMG (COWLING DENTED ABOUT 12" BY 4" BY 3" DEEP. NOT SUBSTANTIAL DMG. PILOT SAW LRG BLACK LOOKING BIRD, POSSIBLE GOOSE. NO REMAINS COLLECTED. STRIKE WAS ABOUT 1 MILE OFF ARPT PERIMETER.
Date: 2005-01-29, Time: Night (02:40), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Tradewinds Airlines, Aircraft: A-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N502TA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 5R, Speed: 145 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BARRED OWL, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD STRIKING OWL RWY 5R TDZ ON CENTERLINE. NO DMG. FOUND CARCASS.
Date: 2005-01-12, Time: Day (08:40), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Southwest Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N611SW, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23L, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, 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: MOURNING DOVE OR SIMILAR
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.

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