Qatar B788 at Munich on Jul 20th 2015, flock of birds

Last Update: July 21, 2015 / 12:41:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QR-59

Departure
Doha, Qatar

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
A7-BCR

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A Qatar Airways Boeing 787-800, registration A7-BCR performing flight QR-59 from Doha (Qatar) to Munich (Germany), was on approach to Munich's runway 26L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds resulting in multiple bird impacts. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 26L.

Needing repairs the aircraft was unable to depart Munich for its return flight QR-60, flight QR-60 was cancelled.

The aircraft is still on the ground 32 hours after landing but is estimated to position back to Doha later Jul 21st.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QR-59

Departure
Doha, Qatar

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
A7-BCR

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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