Amaszonas SW4 at Riberalta on Mar 29th 2018, runway excursion on rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: March 29, 2018 / 20:13:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Amaszonas

Flight number
Z8-61

Aircraft Registration
CP-2459

ICAO Type Designator
SW4

An Amaszonas Linea Aerea Swearingen SA-227-DC Metro, registration CP-2459 performing flight Z8-61 from Riberalta to Trinidad (Bolivia) with 12 passengers and 2 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Riberalta's runway 14 when a flock of birds impacted the right hand engine causing the crew to reject takeoff. The aircraft veered off the runway and came to a stop down a slope. No injuries are being reported, the damage to the aircraft is being assessed.

The airline reported the aircraft encountered a flock of birds, some of birds impacted the right hand engine prompting the crew to reject takeoff. The aircraft subsequently veered off the runway.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Amaszonas

Flight number
Z8-61

Aircraft Registration
CP-2459

ICAO Type Designator
SW4

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