Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-8KN ,
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Date:Thursday 15 January 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8KN
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 127
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Hambantota-Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI/VCRI) -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI/VCRI)
The plane suffered a bird strike while landing at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport. Therefore the flight was delayed.


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