Royal Maroc B738 at Lagos on Mar 28th 2013, bird strike

Last Update: March 29, 2013 / 16:50:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AT-559

Aircraft Registration
CN-ROC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737-800, registration CN-ROC performing flight AT-559 from Lagos (Nigeria) to Casablanca (Morocco) with 126 passengers, was in the initial climb out of Lagos' runway 18R when one of the engines (CFM56) ingested a bird prompting the crew to stop the climb at 5000 feet to work the relevant checklists. The aircraft subsequently climbed to FL100, burned off fuel and returned to Lagos for a safe landing on runway 36L about 50 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AT-559

Aircraft Registration
CN-ROC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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