Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-8BG (WL) ZS-SJH, Sunday 19 November 2017
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Date:Sunday 19 November 2017
Time:c. 14:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8BG (WL)
Owner/operator:Mango
Registration: ZS-SJH
MSN: 32354/725
Year of manufacture:2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR) -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR)
Destination airport:Cape Town International Airport (CPT/FACT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Mango flight JE147 returned to land at Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport, South Africa, after suffering a bird strike.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-800, departed about 14:45 LT and landed back at the airport about 15:10.
The no.1 engine air inlet cowling suffered a large dent and the smell of smoke was noted in the cabin after the event.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/zs-sjh#f9415e5
https://www.traveller24.com/News/Flights/watch-mango-planes-engine-damaged-in-bird-strike-after-or-tambo-take-off-20171119

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

19 April 2019 ZS-SJH Mango 0 Johannesburg min
Collision with other aircraft on apron
11 November 2022 ZS-SJH FlySafair 0 OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg sub
Collision with other aircraft on apron

Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Nov-2017 15:49 harro Added
19-Nov-2017 15:52 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
19-Nov-2017 19:50 Chieftain Updated [Narrative]
20-Nov-2017 10:36 ZS1TP Updated [Source]

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