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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248346
Last updated: 23 May 2021
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Date:28-FEB-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-206ER
Owner/operator:KLM
Registration: PH-BQD
MSN: 33713/465
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM) -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Destination airport:Zanzibar-Kisauni Airport (ZNZ/HTZA)
Narrative:
KLM flight KL515, a Boeing 777-206ER, suffered a bird strike causing minor damage to an engine inlet cowl.
The flight was already overhead Greece at FL350, 2 hours and 40 minutes into the flight when the decision was made to turn back.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/kl515#26f163d7
https://twitter.com/KLM/status/1366058510409203721


Images:

Photo of PH-BQD courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
25 April 2021; (c) Kjell

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2021 19:12 harro Added

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