NTSB Identification: NYC00LA007.
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Scheduled 14 CFR operation of ALLEGHENY AIRLINES INC.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 06, 1999 in PHILADELPHIA, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/10/2000
Aircraft: Boeing - Canada (de Havilland) DHC-8-102, registration: N818EX
Injuries: 15 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The Captain stated that he was in cruise flight, about 5 nautical miles north of the airport, approximately 3,000 feet mean-sea-level, when he encountered multiple bird strikes.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

An in flight collision with birds.

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