Ethiopian B738 at Mogadishu on Dec 26th 2022, rejected takeoff due to bird strike
Last Update: January 13, 2023 / 11:29:20 GMT/Zulu time
The flight was cancelled.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Mogadishu until Jan 3rd 2023, positioned to Addis Ababa and returned to service on Jan 4th 2023.
On Jan 13th 2023 Somalia's AIB reported a flock of birds flew into the left hand engine while the aircraft was on the takeoff roll. The takeoff was rejected. The left hand engine and inboard leading edge devices received damage. The AIB rated the occurrence an accident and opened an investigation.
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