Malta Air B38M at Milan on Feb 25th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: February 27, 2022 / 20:54:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Malta Air

Flight number
FR-1444

Destination
Valencia, Spain

Aircraft Registration
9H-VUN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A Malta Air Boeing 737-8 MAX on behalf of Ryanair, registration 9H-VUN performing flight FR-1444 from Milan Malpensa (Italy) to Valencia,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Malpensa's runway 35L when the crew stopped the climb at FL230 due to a bird strike. The aircraft returned to Malpensa for a safe landing on runway 35L about 30 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-8 MAX registration 9H-VUU reached Valencia with a delay of 1:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 44 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Malta Air

Flight number
FR-1444

Destination
Valencia, Spain

Aircraft Registration
9H-VUN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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