Jambo DH8D at Kisumu on Jan 31st 2020, bird strike

Last Update: February 3, 2020 / 14:49:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 31, 2020

Classification
Accident

Airline
Jambojet

Flight number
JM-8656

Destination
Kisumu, Kenya

Aircraft Registration
5Y-JXH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Jambojet de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration 5Y-JXH performing flight JM-8656 from Nairobi to Kisumu (Kenya), was on approach to Kisumu when the aircraft received a bird strike. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The airline reported: "Jambojet flight JM8656 had a bird strike as it landed at the Kisumu International Airport. As a result, one of our passengers sustained a minor finger injury which was treated."

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Kisumu for about 25 hours before positioning back to Nairobi and remained on the ground in Nairobi for another 14 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 31, 2020

Classification
Accident

Airline
Jambojet

Flight number
JM-8656

Destination
Kisumu, Kenya

Aircraft Registration
5Y-JXH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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