Brussels A333 at Banjul on Feb 16th 2018, bird strike

Last Update: February 20, 2018 / 22:26:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SN-203

Destination
Banjul, Gambia

Aircraft Registration
OO-SFO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration OO-SFO performing flight SN-203 from Dakar (Senegal) to Banjul (Gambia), departed Dakar's runway 01 and landed on Banjul's runway 32 completing a seemingly uneventful flight.

A post flight inspection revealed the aircraft had received a bird strike during the flight and was unable to continue schedule.

A passengers booked onto flight SN-204 from Banjul to Brussels (Belgium) reported they were taken to hotels, the flight was postponed by 49 hours and rescheduled as flight SN-1204.

A replacement Airbus A330-200 registration OO-SFY positioned from Brussels (Belgium) to Banjul on Feb 18th 2018 and performed replacemnet flight SN-1204 from Banjul via Dakar to Brussels with a delay of 49 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 63 hours, then positioned to Brussels as flight SN-9904.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SN-203

Destination
Banjul, Gambia

Aircraft Registration
OO-SFO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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