Malta Air B738 at Parma on Dec 12th 2021, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: December 13, 2021 / 16:53:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 12, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Malta Air

Flight number
FR-8111

Departure
Parma, Italy

Destination
Cagliari, Italy

Aircraft Registration
9H-QCZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Malta Air Boeing 737-800 on behalf of Ryanair, registration 9H-QCZ performing flight FR-8111 from Parma to Cagliari (Italy), was accelerating for takeoff from Parma's runway 02 when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed (about 40 knots over ground) due to an engine (CFM56) ingesting a bird. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration 9H-QCL reached Cagliari with a delay of about 4 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 4.5 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 12, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Malta Air

Flight number
FR-8111

Departure
Parma, Italy

Destination
Cagliari, Italy

Aircraft Registration
9H-QCZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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