Swiss B773 at Los Angeles on Mar 3rd 2020, bird strike

Last Update: March 6, 2020 / 21:42:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 3, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
LX-40

Aircraft Registration
HB-JNI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A Swiss Boeing 777-300, registration HB-JNI performing flight LX-40 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Los Angeles,CA (USA), had departed Zurich's runway 16 and landed on Los Angeles' runway 25L completing a seemingly uneventful flight.

A post flight inspection revealed evidence of a bird strike, the aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight. The return flight LX-41 was cancelled as result.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 25 hours, then positioned to Zurich as flight LX-5041. The aircraft returned to service after another about 26 hours on the ground in Zurich.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JNI
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
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TCDS Ident. No.
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
777-300ER
ICAO Aircraft Type
B77W
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
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Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 3, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
LX-40

Aircraft Registration
HB-JNI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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