Bird strike Incident Boeing 747-409F B-18718, Friday 4 January 2019
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Date:Friday 4 January 2019
Time:13:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 747-409F
Owner/operator:China Airlines Cargo
Registration: B-18718
MSN: 30770/1348
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO)
Destination airport:Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE/RCTP)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
China Airlines Cargo flight CI5107, a Boeing 747-400F, returned to land at San Francisco International Airport, California, USA, after sustaining a bird strike on departure.
The aircraft circled to dump fuel and landed safely back at San Francisco after about 1h15min.


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05-Jan-2020 08:37 harro Added

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