Flydubai B738 at Dubai on Feb 10th 2019, charred bird

Last Update: February 11, 2019 / 22:21:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 10, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-821

Aircraft Registration
A6-FEU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Flydubai Boeing 737-800, registration A6-FEU performing flight FZ-821 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Jazan (Saudi Arabia), was climbing out of Dubai's runway 12R when the crew requested to level off at 7000 feet advising cabin crew informed them about an engine (CFM56) had ingested a bird, however, the engines were fine. A short time later the crew declared PAN PAN advising the engines were still fine, cabin crew however reported smoke in the cabin, they wanted to return to Dubai. The aircraft landed safely back on Dubai's runway 12L about 15 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration A6-FDX reached Jazan with a delay of about 4 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 25 hours, then returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 10, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-821

Aircraft Registration
A6-FEU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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