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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171101
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Date:08-NOV-2014
Time:c. 10:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
Owner/operator:Flybe
Registration: G-JEDW
C/n / msn: 4093
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Guernsey Airport (GCI) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands (GCI/EGJB)
Destination airport:Birmingham International Airport (BHX/EGBB)
Narrative:
A Flybe Dash 8-400, operating flight BE502 from Guernsey, suffered a bird strike with the bird penetrating the nr.1 engine propeller cone. The incident happened shortly after takeoff.
The nr.1 engine was shut down and the airplane continued to the destination of Birmingham where it landed safely about 11:40.

METAR about the time of landing at Birmingham (11:40Z / 11:40 LT):
EGBB 081150Z 15012KT 4000 RA BKN008 BKN010 OVC031 10/10 Q0995
EGBB 081120Z 14013KT 4000 RA FEW006 BKN012 BKN020 10/09 Q0996

Sources:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-2829801/Bird-strike-destroys-Flybe-plane-propeller-pilot-continues-fly-hour-destination-just-ONE-ENGINE.html


Images:

Photo of G-JEDW courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
25 April 2018; (c) Kjell Photography

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Nov-2014 08:27 harro Added
09-Nov-2014 08:31 harro Updated [Cn, Embed code, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 08:48 harro Updated [Embed code]
09-Nov-2014 18:39 harro Updated [Embed code]
09-Nov-2014 18:40 harro Updated [Embed code]
09-Nov-2014 21:13 Geno Updated [Source, Embed code]
10-Nov-2014 20:04 Anon. Updated [Location, Phase]
12-Nov-2014 08:08 Anon. Updated [Source]
12-Nov-2014 08:10 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2014 08:13 harro Updated [Embed code]
12-Nov-2014 08:13 harro Updated [Embed code]
12-Nov-2014 08:15 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2014 08:16 harro Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]

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