Lufthansa Cityline CRJ9 at Munich on Aug 6th 2018, bird strike

Last Update: August 13, 2018 / 21:21:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LH-1687

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-ACKA

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

A Lufthansa Cityline Canadair CRJ-900, registration D-ACKA performing flight LH-1687 from Debrecen (Hungary) to Munich (Germany), was on approach to Munich's runway 08L when a bird impacted the aircraft. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The aircraft was unable to perform its next scheduled flight LH-1664 to Sibiu (Romania) and remained on the ground for about 5 hours before returning to service.

A passenger booked onto the flight to Sibiu reported D-ACKA was planned to perform the flight, however, was replaced by D-ACKB, which departed with a delay of about one hour. They were told the aircraft change was necessary due to a bird strike.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LH-1687

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-ACKA

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

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