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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174875
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8AS (WL)
Registration: EI-EGC
C/n / msn: 38492/3099
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Lamezia Terme Airport (SUF) -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lamezia Terme Airport (SUF/LICA)
Destination airport:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF)
A Boeing 737-8AS (WL) operated by Ryanair returned to land at Lamezia Terme Airport (SUF/LICA), Italy following a bird strike on takeoff.
Flight FR5000 took off from runway 10 at Lamezia Terme Airport (SUF) at 06:39 hours local time. The ANSV reported that the airplane struck birds. The aircraft climbed to an altitude of about 6300 feet and circled to the west of the Lamezia Terme Airport. A safe landing was carried out on runway 09 about 07:15 hours.
No one was injured and the aircraft sustained minor damage. The ANSV classified the occurrence as a serious incident and started an investigation.



Photo of EI-EGC courtesy

Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)
5 October 2017; (c) Ian Howat

Revision history:

27-Mar-2015 21:08 harro Added
30-Mar-2015 08:40 Chieftain Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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