Aeromexico B737 at Monterrey on Nov 3rd 2012, bird strike

Last Update: November 5, 2012 / 12:01:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 3, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeromexico

Flight number
AM-929

Aircraft Registration
XA-CAM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

An Aeromexico Boeing 737-700, registration XA-CAM performing flight AM-929 from Monterrey to Mexico City (Mexico) with about 100 people on board, was climbing out of Monterrey when a bird impacted and damaged the leading edge and slat of the left hand wing. The crew levelled off at 10,000 feet and returned to Monterrey for a safe landing.

The flight was subsequently cancelled.

A passenger reported he saw the bird impact the left hand wing leaving a large dent in the leading edge of the wing. Passengers subsequently notified the cabin crew, a short while later the captain announced they were returning to Monterrey due to the bird strike.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 3, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeromexico

Flight number
AM-929

Aircraft Registration
XA-CAM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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