ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144722
Last updated: 29 August 2014
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Date:29-MAR-2012
Time:21:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231
Owner/operator:US Airways
Registration: N547UW
C/n / msn: 4893
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 189
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport - KMSP, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:KMSP
Destination airport:KPHX
Narrative:
A US Airways Airbus A320-231, performing Fflight AWE56, took off from runway 17 at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport - KMSP, MN, for a flight to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - KPHX, MN.
The flight leveled out at 4000 feet when the flight was struck by birds. The flight landed safely on runway 12R about 30 minutes after departure.

The aircraft had substantial damage.

Sources:
http://www.avherald.com/h?article=44d3c8d2&opt=4096
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AWE56/history/20120330/0140Z/KMSP/KPHX
http://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/media/C_0330_N.txt


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2012 00:22 ryan Added
31-Mar-2012 03:17 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Apr-2012 00:43 Gordoux Updated [Narrative]
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