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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196822
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:22-JUL-2017
Time:ca 15:12 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-26D (WL)
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N823DX
C/n / msn: 33967/1050
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 177
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Jacksonville International Airport, FL (JAX/KJAX) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Jacksonville International Airport, FL (JAX/KJAX)
Destination airport:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL)
Narrative:
Delta Air Lines flight DL2380 returned to land at Jacksonville International Airport, Florida after sustainined a bird strike on departure.
The aircraft, a Boeing 757-200, took off from runway 8, about 15:10 UTC. After switching over to the departure frequency, the flight crew radioed they had hit 'a flock of birds' and requested to level off at 7000 feet in preparation for a return to the airport. The flight was subsequently cleared to 2000 feet and received heading instructions.
A safe landing was made back on runway 8 at 15:25 UTC.

An airport spokesman said several turkey vultures were ingested by one of the engines around 3,000 feet.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/dl2380#e30f959
http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/local/bird-strike-diverts-sinbads-flight-from-jax/458876966


Images:


Flight profile of DL2380 (Flightaware.com)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jul-2017 09:41 harro Added
23-Jul-2017 09:57 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative, Photo, ]

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