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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58838
Last updated: 27 October 2019
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Date:25-FEB-2009
Time:10:00 loc
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-42C
Owner/operator:Air One
Registration: EI-CWF
C/n / msn: 24814/2270
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Napoli -   Italy
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Venezia - VCE
Destination airport:Napoli - NAP
Narrative:
The flight AP-2135 was on approach to Naples above 10000 feet, when a sea gull struck the radome of the aircraft doing approximately 300 knots causing a loud bang heard throughout the aircraft and reshaping the nose cone. The bird remained embedded in the now concave radome until after landing and fell onto the runway when the airplane slowed down. The airplane did not receive any damage apart from that to the nose cone.

Sources:

http://avherald.com/h?article=415a8532&opt=0


Images:

Photo of EI-CWF courtesy AirHistory.net


Palma de Mallorca (LEPA / LESJ / PMI)
22 June 2003; (c) Toni Marimón

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2009 10:53 Certosino Added

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