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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229081
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:17-SEP-2019
Time:03:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-838 (WL)
Owner/operator:Qantas
Registration: VH-VZJ
C/n / msn: 34185
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Perth Airport, WA (PER/YPPH) -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Perth Airport, WA (PER/YPPH)
Destination airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Narrative:
Qantas flight QF772, a Boeing 737-800, returned to land after suffering a bird strike on departure from Perth.
The aircraft landed safely back at Perth Airport some 42 minutes after takeoff.

Sources:

https://7news.com.au/travel/qantas-flights/qantas-flight-from-perth-to-melbourne-forced-to-turn-around-after-bird-strike-c-457936
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vh-vzj#22215592


Images:

Photo of VH-VZJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - International (YPAD / ADL)
10 February 2020; (c) Gavin Hughes

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Sep-2019 06:47 harro Added
17-Sep-2019 06:48 harro Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]

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