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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218945
Last updated: 25 July 2021
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Time:18:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-131
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N815UA
MSN: 867
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD)
Destination airport:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW)
United Airlines flight UA2169, an Airbus A319, lost airspeed indication after a bird struck a pitot tube as the aircraft was on final approach to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, USA.

The aircraft aborted the approach to runway 17L and flew a circuit before carrying out a safe landing on the same runway, 16 minutes afterward.




Photo of N815UA courtesy

Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
17 February 2020; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

03-Dec-2018 19:01 harro Added

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