Narrative:While taking off from runway 22L engine no. 1 (General Electric CF6-50C) suffered a failure following ingestion of birds. The flightcrew returned to Copenhagen for an emergency landing. It appeared that 9-15 'Larus Ridibundas' birds weighing 241 - 338 gr. had been ingested.
|Date:||Thursday 1 January 1976|
|Type:||McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30|
|Operator:||Scandinavian Airlines System - SAS|
|C/n / msn:|| 46868/171|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||København-Kastrup Airport (CPH) (Denmark)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Denmark|
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.