ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195460
Last updated: 17 November 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:17-MAY-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic E190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-190AR (ERJ-190-100 IGW)
Owner/operator:JetBlue
Registration: N306JB
MSN: 19000272
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD) [N] -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Narrative:
JetBlue Airways flight B61808 returned to land at Washington-Dulles International Airport after a suspected bird strike on departure.
The aircraft landed safely at 21:56 LT (01:56 UTC), 30 minutes after takeoff. After landing a fuel leak was spotted and the ARFF service applied foam.

Sources:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/emergency-landing-jetblue-possible-bird-strike/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/b61808


Images:

Photo of N306JB courtesy AirHistory.net


Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
13 February 2020; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-May-2017 08:27 harro Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description