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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214816
Last updated: 1 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-85P (WL)
Owner/operator:Caribbean Airlines
Registration: 9Y-MBJ
MSN: 33980/2245
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Argyle International Airport (SVD/TVSA) -   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Argyle International Airport (SVD/TVSA)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Caribbean Airlines flight BW552 suffered a suspected bird strike and subsequent engine vibrations after takeoff from Argyle International Airport, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The flight crew decided to divert to the home base at Port of Spain-Piarco Airport, Trinidad and Tobago. A safe landing was made at Port of Spain at 14:35 UTC, 65 minutes after takeoff.



Photo of 9Y-MBJ courtesy

Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
14 March 2015; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

29-Aug-2018 16:58 harro Added

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