LATAM Brasil A321 at Rio Branco on Nov 11th 2017, bird strike
Last Update: November 13, 2017 / 23:06:14 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported there was an strange noise just when the aircraft rotated for departure and continued, flight attendants informed the flight deck notifying the flight crew there had been sparks off an engine (CFM56). The crew announced they had seen birds on departure and they were returning to Rio Branco.
The airline confirmed a bird strike, however, there had been no engine anomaly. The passengers were rebooked onto replacement flight JJ-9020.
A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration PT-MXH reached Brasilia as flight JJ-9020 with a delay of 16:15 hours.
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