Bird strike Incident Embraer ERJ-135LR ZS-SJX , Tuesday 26 February 2019
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Date:Tuesday 26 February 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic E135 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer ERJ-135LR
Registration: ZS-SJX
MSN: 145428
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Lusaka -   Zambia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Airlink Embraer ERJ-135LR sustained serious damage to the nose as a result of an in-flight collision with a bird.
The bird impacted and penetrated the right-hand side of the nose, causing damage and blood spatter inside the flight deck.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

18 January 2024 ZS-SJX Airlink 0 Pemba Airport (POL/FQPB) unk
Runway excursion


Revision history:

27-Feb-2019 19:27 harro Added

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