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Narrative:A United Boeing 737-900, registration N37420 performing flight UA1475 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Denver,CO (USA) was at 12,000 feet during the descent towards Denver when a bird impacted the nose cone of the aircraft causing a large dent and hole underneath the left hand windshield. The crew reported a loud noise from the forward fuselage, the captain had no airspeed indication at all, the first officer's air speed indication was unreliable and the crew requested emergency services at the runway and radar based ground speed readings for cross checks. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 26 about 10 minutes later.
Boeing 737-924ER (WL)
|C/n / msn:|| 33457/2535|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 151|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
United States of America
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Dallas (DFW)|
||Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]|
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