NEW YORK- The Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines (DL) flight DL205 from Stockholm (ARN), Sweden, to New York (JFK), US, encountered bird strikes during takeoff from ARN.
According to the source, the Delta DL205 operated the Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft. Furthermore, the aircraft has the registration N191DN. The Delta flight crew declared an emergency and landed safely back to ARN after getting clearance and dumping fuel.
Furthermore, the incident happened on May 31, which is celebrated as International Flight Attendant Day.
Delta flight Stockholm to New York Bird Strike
Today (On May 31), a Boeing 767-300 aircraft (registered as N191DN) belonging to Delta Air Lines conducted a flight, DL205, from Stockholm Arlanda in Sweden to New York JFK in the United States.
Shortly after take-off, the aircraft experienced a halt in its ascent. According to police reports, it appears that the aircraft encountered one or more bird strikes.
Considering that the aircraft was carrying its full capacity of 180 passengers and crew members, the pilots decided to release fuel over the Baltic Sea before returning to Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
At approximately one hour after its initial take-off, the Boeing 767 safely landed back at the airport. Emergency services were present as a precautionary measure upon its arrival.
According to Flight Radar 24, Delta flight DL205 took off from Arlanda Airport (ARN) in Stockholm at 8:17 AM UTC. After the takeoff pilot found out the bird had hit the aircraft, they contacted the ATC and asked for an emergency landing.
After getting clearance, the Delta flight landed safely back to ARN at around 9:22 AM UTC. The plane remained airborne for more than one hour from its takeoff.
However, the actual flight time for the flight is eight hours. Furthermore, the plane is scheduled to arrive at New York JFK Airport at 1:00 PM UTC.
On May 28, 2023, an Air France (AF) Airbus A350 900 aircraft operating flight AF291 from Osaka-Kansai (KIX), Japan, to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) encountered a bird strike damage.
Subsequently resulting in damage to its nose cone. As a result, the flight declared an emergency at 11:00 JST and returned to the departure airport.
Shortly after the Takeoff, the plane experienced bird strike damage at its nose cone. Following this pilot declared an emergency and landed safely at the KIX at around 5:24 AM UTC.
The aircraft involved in the incident is only one year and three months old, Airbus A350-900. Furthermore, it has the registration F-HTYO, and AF took delivery in Mar 2022.
Approximately 30 minutes into the flight, after reaching its cruising altitude of 35,000 feet, the pilots of the aircraft operating the flight decided to return to Osaka-Kansai due to a technical malfunction affecting the weather radar and speedometer.
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