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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173952
Last updated: 16 January 2020
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Date:16-FEB-2015
Time:21:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8K5 (WL)
Owner/operator:Sunwing Airlines
Registration: C-FRZG
C/n / msn: 35139/2538
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Rio Hato-Captain Scarlet Martinez Airport (MPSM) -   Panama
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio Hato-Captain Scarlet Martinez Airport (MPSM)
Destination airport:Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ)
Narrative:
Sunwing Airlines flight WG773 returned to land at Rio Hato-Captain Scarlet Martinez Airport (MPSM), Panama after a bird strike on takeoff.
The Boeing 737-800 took off from Rio Hato at 21:16 when the airplane suffered a bird strike. The flight proceeded to a holding pattern off the south coast of Panama at an altitude of 6100 feet.
A safe landing was performed at 22:12 hours. The aircraft was taken out of service and passengers were flown back on another aircraft the next day.
C-FRZG was ferried back to Canada on February 18 as flight WG9773.

Sources:

https://www.prensa.com/provincias/Ave-aterrizaje-aeropuerto-Rio-Hato_0_4144085701.html
https://www.flightradar24.com//2015-02-17/02:21/24x/SWG773/58baad7


Revision history:

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18-Feb-2015 07:55 harro Added

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