Bahamasair DH8C at West Palm Beach on Dec 28th 2014, flock of birds

Last Update: December 30, 2014 / 16:53:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 28, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Bahamasair

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

A Bahamasair de Havilland Dash 8-300, flight UP-281 from Marsh Harbour (Bahamas) to West Palm Beach,FL (USA), was on approach to West Palm Beach's runway 14 about 6nm before touchdown when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds, at least one bird impacting the aircraft. The crew continued the approach, reported the bird strike but did not request any assistance and landed safely on runway 14.

The FAA reported a post flight examination revealed minor damage to the aircraft.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 28, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Bahamasair

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

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