Bird strike Incident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-41 N967AX,
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Date:Tuesday 30 September 2008
Time:05:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC94 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-41
Owner/operator:Airborne Express
Registration: N967AX
MSN: 47509/643
Year of manufacture:1971
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lubbock, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:KLBB
Destination airport:KILN
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Airborne Express flight 133 struck a flock of birds at 8000ft causing damage to wings and number 2 engine, landed without incident, Lubbock, TX .
Airborne Express flight 133 was returning to Lubbock due to electrical problems, when it hit a flock of birds about 20 miles out at 8000 feet. This resulted in damage to wings and number 2 engine, left horizontal stabilizer.

Sources:

FAA
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ABX133/history/20080930/0324Z/KLBB/KILN

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Aug-2021 08:25 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
13-Aug-2021 08:25 harro Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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