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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89518
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:19-OCT-2009
Time:14:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-3Q8
Owner/operator:bmibaby
Registration: G-OBMP
C/n / msn: 24963/2193
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 132
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:Ireland West Airport (EIKN) -   Ireland
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ireland West Airport (EIKN)
Destination airport:Manchester (EGCC)
Investigating agency: AAIU
Narrative:
On take-off from EIKN the aircraft encountered a flock of lapwings and sustained multiple bird strikes. Both engines were damaged, with bending and distortion of a number of the fan blades of No. 1 engine and the loss of a portion of the acoustic panel from No. 2 engine. The aircraft diverted to Shannon Airport (EINN) where it landed without further incident. No bird patrol had been carried out by Airport staff at EIKN for a period of approximately two and a half hours prior to the aircraft’s departure.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.aaiu.ie/AAIUviewitem.asp?id=12935&lang=ENG&loc=1652]

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIU
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of G-OBMP courtesy AirHistory.net


Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
5 May 2006; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

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