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Delta 757-200 Birdstrike damage

Old 1st Apr 2021, 18:18
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Delta 757-200 Birdstrike damage

A Delta 752 charter carrying the Utah Jazz basketball team hit a flock of birds on departure from SLC. Major damage to number 1 engine including at least 3 fan blades fractured.
The big pieces were contained.

https://avherald.com/h?article=4e52aeea&opt=0
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Old 1st Apr 2021, 19:31
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Great pictures in the avherald link. What a mess!
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Old 2nd Apr 2021, 02:20
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Nice tour of engine damage. Clear video.

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Old 2nd Apr 2021, 12:02
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Wow! Blood on the starboard side of the nose and number 1 shut down. Could have been a lot worse.
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Old 2nd Apr 2021, 14:34
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single bird in the engine of about a 4 lb size. Could be only the one bird splitting itself on the inlet cowl lip about the 3 o'clock position.
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