Bird strike Incident Boeing 737 MAX 8-200 9H-VUQ, Monday 28 August 2023
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Date:Monday 28 August 2023
Time:15:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B38M model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737 MAX 8-200
Registration: 9H-VUQ
MSN: 65885/8137
Year of manufacture:2021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor, repaired
Location:Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG/LGTS) -   Greece
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG/LGTS)
Destination airport:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN/ESSA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Ryanair flight FR4690, a Boeing 737 MAX 8-200, struck a bird on departure from Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG).
The flight returned to SKG and landed safely 45 minutes after takeoff.

The incident aircraft resumed service on August 31.


Revision history:

31-Aug-2023 14:27 harro Added
31-Aug-2023 14:28 harro Updated

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