Asiana A333 at Seoul on Dec 25th 2011, bird strike
Last Update: March 14, 2013 / 19:23:55 GMT/Zulu time
South Korea's Accident and Railway Accident Investigation Board (ARAIB) released their final report in Korean concluding the probable causes of the incident were:
the takeoff was not delayed despite the presence of birds in the departure path.
Gimpo Airport has no effective system to detect movements of migratory birds
The ARAIB reported that the right hand engine received damage to the fan case and the stage 1 low compressor stator vanes. Dead white-fronted geese were recovered from the intersection of the runway with taxiway E2 about 2800 meters/9200 feet down the runway.
The ARAIB re-iterated the safety recommendations issued in their report about HL7796, see Report: Jeju B738 at Seoul on Dec 4th 2011, flock of birds, both engines operating at severe vibrations.
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