Safety Report - 03/25/2008


Date & Time: 03/22/2008 13:30
Location: Baltimore, MD
Aircraft Type: Boeing 757-2B7 Registration: N921UW
Operator: US Airways
Phase: Cruise
Damage: Substantial
Injuries & Fatalities: None
Description: While at 27,000 feet, a 5×7 foot section of the left wing panel came off the aircraft, striking and breaking the outer layer of glass of a cabin window approximately 45 miles from Baltimore

Date & Time: 03/21/2008 14:57
Location: Chicago, IL
Aircraft Type: Boeing 747 Registration: Unknown
Operator: Japan Airlines - JAL
Phase: Taxi
Damage: Minor
Injuries & Fatalities: None
Description: Aircraft during taxi struck taxiway lights and damaged a tire - Chicago O’Hare


Date & Time: 03/21/2008 04:00
Location: Portland, OR
Aircraft Type: Airbus A319-131 Registration: N817UA
Operator: United Airlines
Phase: Landing
Damage: Substantial
Injuries & Fatalities: None
Description: Aircraft on landing struck bird and ingested it into its left engine at the approach end of runway 28R, Portland

Source: FAA
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1 Response to “Safety Report - 03/25/2008”


  1. 1 Jack Mar 26th, 2008 at 6:54 am

    That little bird just cost United Airlines over a million dollars. I wonder if the insurance will cover that?