Argentina B738 at Buenos Aires on Jan 2nd 2022, bird strike

Last Update: January 5, 2023 / 10:44:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AR-1888

Aircraft Registration
LV-GGQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 737-800, registration LV-GGQ performing flight AR-1888 from Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA to Ushuaia,TF (Argentina), was climbing out of Ezeiza's runway 17 when one of the engines ingested a bird, however, showed no abnormal indications. The crew thus continued the climb. Climbing through FL220 the crew noticed the odour of burned chicken, after reaching the top of climb at FL330 the crew requested to return to Ezeiza. The aircraft descended to FL100, entered a hold to burn off fuel for about one hour and landed safely back on Ezeiza's runway 29 about 2 hours after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 22.5 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AR-1888

Aircraft Registration
LV-GGQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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