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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58618
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:03-FEB-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-222
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N545UA
MSN: 25323/406
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 151
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Denver, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:DEN
Destination airport:SFO
Narrative:
United Flight UA77 suffered a bird strike (bald eagle) on inital climb. The airplane returned to Denver and landed without any reported problems.

Sources:

http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2009/02/04/20090204jetlbirdstrike0204.html
http://www.20min.ch/news/kreuz_und_quer/story/Flugzeug-nach-Vogelschlag-sicher-gelandet-28273468
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/18631779/detail.html#-


Images:

Photo of N545UA courtesy AirHistory.net


Las Vegas - McCarran International (KLAS / LAS)
1 April 2011; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Feb-2009 23:38 gunther Added
05-Feb-2009 03:20 izl Updated
05-Feb-2009 03:28 harro Updated

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