Flydubai B738 at Multan on Sep 28th 2013, bird strike

Last Update: September 28, 2013 / 20:24:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 28, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-340

Aircraft Registration
A6-FDT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Flydubai Boeing 737-800, registration A6-FDT performing flight FZ-340 from Multan (Pakistan) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was accelerating for takeoff from Multan when the right hand engine (CFM56) ingested a number of birds. The takeoff was continued, in the absence of abnormal indications the crew decided to continue the flight to Dubai. Already enroute some time later the crew received abnormal indications for the engine however and decided to divert to Karachi (Pakistan), located about 390nm southsouthwest of Multan, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 25L about 90 minutes after departure from Multan.

Following repairs the aircraft was able to depart Karachi after 13:15 hours on the ground and reached Dubai with a delay of 14:45 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 28, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-340

Aircraft Registration
A6-FDT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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