Comair B734 at Port Elizabeth on Mar 6th 2014, bird strike

Last Update: March 7, 2014 / 14:55:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 6, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Comair

Flight number
MN-232

Aircraft Registration
ZS-OAP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

A Comair Boeing 737-400, registration ZS-OAP performing flight MN-232/BA-6232 from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg (South Africa), was rotating for takeoff from Port Elizabeth's runway 08 when the right hand engine (CFM56) ingested a large bird. The crew stopped the climb at safe altitude and returned to Port Elizabeth for a safe landing.

A number of fan blades were found bent.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 6, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Comair

Flight number
MN-232

Aircraft Registration
ZS-OAP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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