Precision AT72 at Mwanza on Dec 9th 2018, flock of birds
Last Update: December 10, 2018 / 00:20:04 GMT/Zulu time
A post flight inspection revealed countless bird strikes to the nose and windshield, there were feathers around all pitot tubes, birds embedded in the landing gear and in both engine inlets.
There are two flights by Precision Air to Mwanza, PW-722 arriving from Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) was scheduled to land at 11:10L (09:10Z), PW-490 was scheduled to land at 15:50L (13:50Z). First messages and photos released by Aviation Tanzania appeared at 17:25L (15:25Z).
5H-PWD, flights PW-490 and PW-722 were not visible in Mode-S transponder data available.
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