VARA F100 at Broome on Jul 13th 2019, bird strike

Last Update: July 13, 2019 / 19:34:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VA-1486

Destination
Perth, Australia

Aircraft Registration
VH-FZI

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

A VARA Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Fokker 100, registration VH-FZI performing flight VA-1486 from Broome,WA to Perth,WA (Australia), was climbing out of Broome's runway 10 when the aircraft received a bird strike. The crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet, burned off fuel and returned to Broome for a safe landing on runway 10 about 80 minutes after departure.

A replacement Fokker 100 registration VH-FZH reached Perth with a delay of 8 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VA-1486

Destination
Perth, Australia

Aircraft Registration
VH-FZI

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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