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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195268
Last updated: 27 February 2020
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Date:08-MAY-2017
Time:c. 02:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-31HER
Owner/operator:Emirates
Registration: A6-ECU
C/n / msn: 35593/817
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kolkata Airport (CCU) -   India
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dubai International Airport (DXB/OMDB)
Destination airport:Kolkata Airport (CCU)
Narrative:
Emirates flight EK570 suffered a bird strike while on approach to Kolkata Airport (CCU) in India.
The return flight was cancelled.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/a6-ecu#d508298
http://www.thenational.ae/uae/emirates-flight-grounded-following-bird-strike


Images:

Photo of A6-ECU courtesy AirHistory.net


Edinburgh (EGPH / EDI)
2 January 2019; (c) Mark Piacentini

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-May-2017 16:08 harro Added

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