Caribbean AT72 at Tobago on Aug 14th 2014, bird strike

Last Update: August 15, 2014 / 21:47:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-1503

Aircraft Registration
9Y-TTE

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Caribbean Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 9Y-TTE performing flight BW-1503 from Tobago to Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), needed to return to Tobago due to a bird strike.

Following repairs the aircraft was able to depart again after about 4.5 hours on the ground and reached Port of Spain with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a bird strike on departure from Tobago and returned to Tobago. Airline engineers repaired the aircraft and returned it to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-1503

Aircraft Registration
9Y-TTE

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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