Andes B738 at Iguazu on Aug 7th 2018, bird strike

Last Update: August 8, 2018 / 20:55:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OY-570

Aircraft Registration
LV-HKZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Andes Lineas Aereas Boeing 737-800, registration LV-HKZ performing flight OY-570 from Buenos Aires Aeroparque,BA to Iguazu,MI (Argentina), was on final approach to Iguazu's runway 31 when a bird impacted and penetrated the bottom part of the radome. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight OY-571.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 27 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OY-570

Aircraft Registration
LV-HKZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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