PSA Flight 2473 Bird Strike Damage

PSA/US2473, a Canadair Regional Jet, operated between CLT and MEM on November 27, 2007.

PSA/US2473, a Canadair Regional Jet, operated between CLT and MEM on November 27, 2007. During decent the flight encountered a flock of birds sustaining bird ingestion to both engines, a cracked nose panel, damage to the right wing root and left horizontal stabilizer, and left engine anti-ice cowling.

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