Malta Air B738 at Liverpool on Apr 18th 2022, rejected takeoff due to bird strike
Last Update: April 20, 2022 / 17:26:18 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported an "almighty shudder". Some fellow passengers stated they saw a bird being ingested by one of the engines. Initially the crew suspected a tyre had burst on departure, later they were told a bird had been ingested by one of the engines (CFM56).
The airport reported the aircraft rejected takeoff after a suspected bird strike.
A replacement Ryanair Boeing 737-800 registration EI-DCP reached Rome with a delay of 5.5 hours.
The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 20 hours after the rejected takeoff.
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