Bird strike Incident Boeing 767-322ER (WL) N668UA,
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Date:Saturday 23 July 2022
Time:08:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 767-322ER (WL)
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N668UA
MSN: 30024/742
Year of manufacture:1999
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Zürich -   Switzerland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Destination airport:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD)
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
United Airlines flight UA12, a Boeing 767-322ER, suffered a bird strike after departure from runway 16 at Zürich Airport, Switzerland.
The flight climbed to cruising altitude, but after passing Amiens, France, at 09:00 UTC, the flight turned back towards Zürich. A safe landing was made back at Zürich at 10:15 UTC.
It appeared fan blades of engine no.1 were damaged in the bird strike.



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28-Jul-2022 19:33 harro Added

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