Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-804 (WL) 4X-EKM,
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Date:Wednesday 26 June 2019
Time:11:43 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-804 (WL)
Owner/operator:El Al Israel Airlines
Registration: 4X-EKM
MSN: 30465/502
Year of manufacture:2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Sofia -   Bulgaria
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF)
Destination airport:Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV/LLBG)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Boeing 737-800 from the Israeli company El Al, flight LY5298/ELY5298 landed safely at Sofia airport following a bird strike. There was a fume event in the cabin.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

18 August 2016 4X-EKM Up 0 Ben Gurion Airport unk
Tire failure



Revision history:

26-Jun-2019 12:56 Iceman 29 Added
26-Jun-2019 14:53 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]

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