Narrative:Ryanair flight FR4102 departed Hahn (HHN) at 06:30 for a flight to Rome (CIA). On approach the Boeing 737 suffered multiple bird strikes on the nose, wings and engines. On landing the left hand main gear collapsed and the airplane came to a stop on the runway threshold.
|Date:||Monday 10 November 2008|
|C/n / msn:|| 33639/2557|
|First flight:|| 2008-03-17 (8 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 CFMI CFM56-7B27|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 166|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 172 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA) (Italy)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN/EDFH), Germany|
|Destination airport:||Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), Italy|
As much as 90 starlings had impacted against aircraft structure.
» Ryanair press release
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Frankfurt-Hahn Airport to Roma-Ciampino Airport as the crow flies is 988 km (617 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.