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Bird-strike for United Airlines A-320 in California
Sacramento, USA - The aircraft was forced to invert the route and land at the departure airport
A bird-strike forced a United Airlines Airbus A-320/200 to invert its route and land at the departure airport in Sacramento, USA. The plane, some minutes after taking off, hit a bird with the nose and the pilot preferred not to continue the flight and come back to check possible damages. As the plane was ok it could take off again about 90 minutes later. "The pilot acted out of an abundance of caution",...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency