ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145220
Last updated: 24 October 2014
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.
Date:19-APR-2012
Time:2215
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-32A (757-2G4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 980002
C/n / msn: 29026
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:on approach to Santa Barbara Airport - KSBA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:KSBA
Narrative:
Air Force Two carrying US Vice President Joe Biden to the Santa Barbara area hit birds while on approach to Santa Barbara Airport.
The exact damage is unknown however news photos show mechanics working on engine no 1 the next day.

Sources:
http://www.independent.com/news/2012/apr/20/bird-strike-grounds-air-force-two-santa-barbara/
http://www.keyt.com/news/local/Vice-President-Joe-Biden-in-Santa-Barbara-County-148254985.html
http://wildlifecenter.pr.erau.edu/displayNews.php?news_id=278


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2012 01:04 bp Added
22-Apr-2012 01:18 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
26-Apr-2012 02:35 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Narrative]
Number of views: 870

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description