Transavia B738 at Girona on Jul 11th 2014, bird strike

Last Update: August 7, 2014 / 21:31:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2014

Classification
Accident

Flight number
HV-5765

Destination
Girona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HZN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HZN performing flight HV-5765 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Girona,SP (Spain), was on approach to Girona's runway 20 when the aircraft flew through a flock of sea gulls, a number of birds impacted nose and right hand wing of the aircraft. The crew continued the approach for a safe landing on runway 20. There were no injuries.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Girona for repairs for 10 days.

A borescopic inspection of both engines revealed the right hand engine ingested a number of birds, the left hand engine remained clean.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-HZN
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
737-800
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2014

Classification
Accident

Flight number
HV-5765

Destination
Girona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HZN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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