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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228770
Last updated: 6 September 2019
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Date:06-SEP-2019
Time:03:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-202
Owner/operator:Qantas
Registration: VH-EBE
C/n / msn: 842
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Perth, WA -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Perth Airport, WA (PER/YPPH)
Destination airport:Melbourne-Tullamarine Airport, VIC (MEL/YMML)
Narrative:
Qantas flight 772 from Perth to Melbourne returned to land at Perth, Australia after the aircraft hit a bird (eagle) on departure.

Sources:

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/wa/perth-to-melbourne-qantas-flight-turns-around-after-hitting-eagle-after-take-off-ng-b881315792z
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/qf772#21fd3231


Revision history:

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06-Sep-2019 16:06 harro Added

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