Norwegian B738 at Aalborg on Nov 12th 2014, birdstrikes into both engines

Last Update: November 14, 2014 / 22:31:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 12, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-3082

Destination
Aalborg, Denmark

Aircraft Registration
LN-NGE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 737-800, registration LN-NGE performing flight DY-3082 from Copenhagen to Aalborg (Denmark), was on approach to Aalborg's runway 08L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds ingesting birds into both engines (CFM56), both of which continued to deliver normal thrust. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 08L.

The airline confirmed the birdstrikes into both engines forcing the cancellation of the return flight DY-3083. The airline demanded Aalborg Airport should do everything to keep the birds away from the runway areas. "Birdstrikes are critical especially when both engines are hit as in this case."

The occurrence aircraft was able to resume service after 10 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 12, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-3082

Destination
Aalborg, Denmark

Aircraft Registration
LN-NGE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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