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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58758
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:16-FEB-2009
Time:07:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-222
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N553UA
MSN: 25277/434
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 102
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:San Jose -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:San Jose - CA
Destination airport:Denver - DEN
Narrative:
The flight UA-1220 rejected takeoff at around 120 knots after the airplane hit a number of seagulls. The airplane was stopped safely, the crew shut one engine down and taxied to a gate.
The airplane suffered damage to the right engine, right wing and right side of the fuselage.
The FAA reported Tuesday (Feb 17th), that both engines received damage in the bird strike.

Sources:

http://avherald.com/h?article=41523d97&opt=0

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

29 Jul 2014 N553UA United Airlines 0 San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN) sub


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2009 12:34 Certosino Added
02-Apr-2009 12:25 Anon. Updated

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