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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162968
Last updated: 11 February 2021
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Time:09:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8JP (WL)
Owner/operator:Norwegian Air Shuttle
Registration: LN-NIF
C/n / msn: 39434/4337
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Trondheim -   Norway
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:ENVA/TRD
Destination airport:ENBR/BGO
Norwegian flight DY165, a Boeing 737-800, suffered a bird strike during departure from Trondheim Airport, Norway.
The aircraft struck a large swan with the left hand wing. This caused a dent and a hole in the leading edge of the left wing, just inboard the nacelle of the nr.1 engine.
The flight had taken off from runway 09 at 09:40.
After takeoff the airplane climbed to 6375 feet and turned left for an immediate return to the airport. A safe landing was performed on runway 09 at 09:53.
The passengers boarded another aircraft and departed for Bergen around 11:00 LT.

A spokesperson for Trondheim Airport reported that the remains of a swan were found on the runway. Reportedly bird remains were also found in one of the engines.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

29 Apr 2013 LN-NIF Norwegian air Shuttle Trondheim-Værnes min



Photo of LN-NIF courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
16 September 2016; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

02-Jan-2014 12:01 Masen63 Added
02-Jan-2014 12:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Narrative]
02-Jan-2014 12:37 harro Updated [Narrative]
02-Jan-2014 13:23 Whiteshark Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2014 13:30 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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