Ryanair B738 at Barcelona on Feb 26th 2015, bird strike

Last Update: February 26, 2015 / 22:06:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-6874

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-EKW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-EKW performing flight FR-6874 from Barcelona,SP (Spain) to Dublin (Ireland), was in the initial climb out of Barcelona's runway 25L when then the crew declared "Mayday, Mayday, Mayday" reporting an engine (CFM56) failure and shut down and requested an immediate return to runway 25L. The aircraft levelled off at 3000 feet, was vectored for an approach to runway 25R and landed safely back on runway 25R about 20 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the engine ingested a bird and needed to be shut down.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration EI-EVA reached Dublin as flight FR-687 with a delay of 3 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-EKW
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
BOEING 737-8AS
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-6874

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-EKW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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