National Cargo B744 at Agadir on Mar 16th 2021, bird strike

Last Update: March 27, 2021 / 21:33:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
N8-860

Destination
Agadir, Morocco

Aircraft Registration
N729CA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A National Cargo Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration N729CA performing flight N8-860 from Chicago Rockford,IL (USA) to Agadir (Morocco), was on approach to Agadir's runway 27 when a bird impacted the aircraft. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The aircraft was unable to continue its schedule and was still on the ground at Agadir 3 days and 11 hours later. Several tons of spare parts needed to be flown in for repairs.

Following another delivery of spare parts including parts of the flaps and spoilers the aircraft was able to depart Agadir on Mar 27th 2021 for a positioning flight for Frankfurt Hahn (Germany), where the repairs are to be completed.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N729CA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
747-412
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
N8-860

Destination
Agadir, Morocco

Aircraft Registration
N729CA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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