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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86763
Last updated: 5 March 2021
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Time:18:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CRJ-900
Registration: EI-DUK
C/n / msn: 15104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Genova -   Italy
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Genova - GOA - LIMJ
Destination airport:Catania - CTA - LICC
The flight AZ-1717 was in the initial climb when the crew observed a flock of sea gulls almost immediately followed by bird impacts and indications that a bird had been ingested into an engine. The crew returned to Genoa for a safe landing.



Photo of EI-DUK courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
21 August 2010; (c) Pertti Sipilš

Revision history:

23-Dec-2010 13:47 Certosino Added
20-Jul-2011 05:32 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities]

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