Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Delta Air Lines, Airbus A319-114, N321NB: Incident occurred March 31, 2018 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (KJFK), New York

Delta Air Lines Inc:

JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- A plane that struck birds shortly after takeoff at John F. Kennedy International Airport needed to make an emergency landing Saturday morning.

During takeoff at approximately 8:20 a.m., Delta Flight 2836 experienced a bird strike, shutting down an engine, according to Port Authority Police Benevolent Association.

The aircraft was 500 feet in the air.

The plane returned back to John F. Kennedy International Airport, where it was inspected by the PAPD Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter Unit.

There are no reported injuries.

Original article can be found here ➤

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