Incident Airbus A321-231 N540UW,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 253715
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Date:Friday 16 April 2021
Time:14:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A321-231
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N540UW
MSN: 4107
Engine model:IAE V2533-A5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Quitman, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW)
Destination airport:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
American Airlines flight AA665, a Airbus A321-231, experienced multiple lightning strikes after takeoff from DFW.
The aircraft returned and landed safely one hour after departure.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

14 May 2011 N540UW US Airways 0 Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX) min
Windscreen cracks or failure
16 February 2019 N540UW American Airlines 0 Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV non

Revision history:

19-Apr-2021 18:48 harro Added
19-Apr-2021 18:49 harro Updated [Location]

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