Safety Report – 5/17/2011

Date: 05/14/2011 05:55
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Aircraft Type: Airbus A321-231 Registration: N540UW
Operator: US Airways Flight: AWE1498
Phase: Standing
Level of Damage: Minor
Injuries & Fatalities: None

American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83

US Airways flight AWE1498 (an Airbus A321-231 (N540UW)) was holding on a taxiway at Los Angeles LAX when debris was falling down from another aircraft. The debris struck the Airbus and cracked its windshield.

Source: FAA

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