Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-524 (WL) VP-BXY , Saturday 9 January 2021
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Date:Saturday 9 January 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic B735 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-524 (WL)
Registration: VP-BXY
MSN: 27328/2640
Year of manufacture:1994
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor, repaired
Location:near Krasnodar -   Russia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Krasnodar Airport (KRR/URKK)
Destination airport:Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV/URMM)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
UTair flight 481, a Boeing 737-500, suffered a bird strike on a flight from Krasnodar to Mineralnye Vody, Russia.
En route the flight crew noticed increased vibration of the right engine (around 3 units). The flight landed safely at 09:35 UTC.
During a post-flight inspection, traces of a bird were found, which caused damage to 5 fan blades.
The aircraft resumed service the next day.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

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22 November 2021 VP-BXY UTair Aviation 0 near Ufa non
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Revision history:

18-Jan-2021 20:08 harro Added

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