Ryanair B738 at Cork on Aug 22nd 2021, bird strike

Last Update: August 25, 2021 / 11:13:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 22, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-4157

Aircraft Registration
EI-EKD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-EKD performing flight FR-4157 from Cork (Ireland) to Alicante,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Cork's runway 16 when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 and decided to divert to London Stansted,EN (UK), where the aircraft landed safely about 80 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration EI-EKF reached Alicante with a delay of 2:45 hours.

The airline reported a "minor bird strike" prompted the diversion to Stansted.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 22, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-4157

Aircraft Registration
EI-EKD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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