Delta Boeing 757 Encounters Bird Strike

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A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N727TW performing flight DL-273 from Lisbon (Portugal) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 164 people on board, was on approach to JFK’s runway 22L when a bird impacted and penetrated the leading edge of the right hand wing.

The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 22L maintaining routine communication.