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United Airbus A319 loses airspeed indication after bird hit pitot tube on approach to Dallas

United Airbus A319
America   A bird struck a pitot tube

On December 1, 2018, United Airlines flight UA2169, an Airbus A319, lost airspeed indication after a bird struck a pitot tube as the aircraft was on final approach to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, USA.


The aircraft aborted the approach to runway 17L and flew a circuit before carrying out a safe landing on the same runway, 16 minutes afterward.

 

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