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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 266025
Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Time:c. 22:52 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-112
Owner/operator:Allegiant Air
Registration: N307NV
MSN: 2427
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:McAllen-Miller International Airport, TX (MFE/KMFE) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:McAllen-Miller International Airport, TX (MFE/KMFE)
Destination airport:Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS/KLAS)
Allegiant Air flight G480, an Airbus A319-112, struck a bird on departure. The bird hit the windshield.
The flight crew elected to turn back and safely landed 22 minutes after takeoff.



Photo of N307NV courtesy

Las Vegas - McCarran International (KLAS / LAS)
24 March 2019; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

27-Jul-2021 19:17 harro Added
27-Jul-2021 19:17 harro Updated [Location, Phase, Nature]

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