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American B738 at Columbus on Apr 23rd 2023 bird strike
« on: April 24, 2023, 06:41:56 AM »
http://avherald.com/h?article=5083600d&opt=0

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N972NN performing flight AA-1958 from Columbus,OH to Phoenix,AZ (USA), was climbing out of Columbus' runway 28L when the right hand engine (CFM56) ingested a number of geese and suffered from repeated compressor stalls emitting bangs and streaks of flames. The aircraft levelled off at 3000 feet, the crew shut the engine down and returned the aircraft to Columbus for a safe landing on runway 28L about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N984NN is estimated to reach Phoenix with a delay of about 7:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Columbus about 4 hours after landing back.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL1958/history/20230423/1159Z/KCMH/KPHX