Qatar B772 at Panama City on Aug 15th 2021, bird strike

Last Update: August 25, 2021 / 15:27:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
A7-BFX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-200 freighter, registration A7-BFX performing freight flight QR-8152 from Panama City (Panama) to Maastricht (Netherlands), was climbing out of Panama's runway 03 when the crew detected an odour in the cockpit and suspected a bird strike. With all indications remaining normal however the crew decided to continue the flight to Maastricht, where the aircraft landed safely about 10 hours later.

A postflight inspection revealed the #1 engine had ingested a bird. The aircraft remained on the ground in Maastricht for about 7.5 hours, then continued the next sector to Doha (Qatar).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
A7-BFX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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