Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-958ER (WL) 4X-EHB, Monday 17 March 2014
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Date:Monday 17 March 2014
Time:c. 10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-958ER (WL)
Owner/operator:El Al Israel Airlines
Registration: 4X-EHB
MSN: 41553/4697
Year of manufacture:2013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 144
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Near Berlin Schönefeld Airport -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Berlin Schönefeld Airport
Destination airport:Ben Gurion Airport
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During the climb-out from Berlin-Schönefeld Airport, the crew of flight LY352 stopped their climb at 3600 feet and declared a mayday, having suffered bird strikes to both engines and the fuselage. The aircraft returned to the airport with serious engine problems and carried out a safe landing. Photographs show damage to the wings and nose of the aircraft. The flight to Tel Aviv was cancelled.


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Revision history:

23-Mar-2014 14:58 Alexander Wyche Added
23-Mar-2014 15:01 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Mar-2014 15:09 Anon. Updated [Time, Narrative]

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