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Date:01-JUN-2017
Time:c. 13:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-924ER (WL)
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N39416
C/n / msn: 37093/2528
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Chicago O'Hare Airport, IL (ORD) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chicago O'Hare Airport, IL (ORD)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Narrative:
United Airlines flight UA1738 returned to land at Chicago O'Hare Airport, Illinois, USA after sustaining a bird strike.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-900ER, was climbing after takeoff from runway 22L at Chicago O'Hare Airport when a bird was ingested in the no.2 CFM56-7B26 engine.
The crew arrested the climb at 3850 feet and returned to the airport for a normal landing on runway 28R, 25 minutes after takeoff.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua1738#d95ab2a
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/united-plane-returns-to-runway-after-striking-flock-of-birds


Images:

Photo of N39416 courtesy AirHistory.net


Newark - Liberty International (KEWR / EWR)
23 September 2010; (c) Derek Gaynor

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2017 18:54 harro Added
01-Jun-2017 20:25 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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