ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201496
Last updated: 12 March 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Time:c. 14:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8BG (WL)
Registration: ZS-SJH
C/n / msn: 32354/725
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR) -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR)
Destination airport:Cape Town International Airport (CPT/FACT)
Mango flight JE147 returned to land at Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport, South Africa, after suffering a bird strike.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-800, departed about 14:45 LT and landed back at the airport about 15:10.
The no.1 engine air inlet cowling suffered a large dent and the smell of smoke was noted in the cabin after the event.



Photo of ZS-SJH courtesy

Cape Town - International (FACT / CPT)
May 2017; (c) Ian McDonell

Revision history:

19-Nov-2017 15:49 harro Added
19-Nov-2017 15:52 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
19-Nov-2017 19:50 Chieftain Updated [Narrative]
20-Nov-2017 10:36 ZS1TP Updated [Source]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description