Qantas B738 at Perth on Sep 17th 2019, bird strike

Last Update: September 17, 2019 / 20:26:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-772

Aircraft Registration
VH-VZJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Qantas Boeing 737-800, registration VH-VZJ performing flight QF-772 from Perth,WA to Melbourne,VI (Australia) with 116 people on board, was climbing out of Perth's runway 21 when the crew reported a bird strike and vibrations. The aircraft levelled off at 5000 feet. The aircraft entered a hold while the crew was workign the checklists, the crew subsequently declared PAN PAN reporting operations were normal. The aircraft landed back on Perth's runway 21 about 40 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration VH-VZB reached Melbourne with a delay of 2:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 5.5 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-VZJ
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
737-838
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-772

Aircraft Registration
VH-VZJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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