Air China B744 at Madrid on May 9th 2020, bird strike
Last Update: May 11, 2020 / 08:42:53 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported they were unaware of any problem until the captain announced they were returning to Madrid due to a bird strike.
China's Embassy in Spain reported a number of fan blades were damaged as result of the bird strike.
On May 11th 2020 The Aviation Herald learned that the damage of a number of fan blade exceeded permitted limits, all 38 fan blades are being replaced.
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