Dragon A321 at Yangon on Nov 25th 2015, bird strike

Last Update: November 28, 2015 / 19:04:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Dragonair

Flight number
KA-251

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HTF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Dragonair Airbus A321-200, registration B-HTF performing flight KA-251 from Yangon (Myanmar) to Hong Kong (China) with 131 people on board, was climbing out of Yangon's runway 03 when a bird impacted the right hand windshield and caused it to crack. The crew stopped the climb at 10,000 feet and returned to Yangon for a safe landing on runway 21 about 30 minutes after departure.

The airline confirmed a bird strike, the passengers were taken to hotels and rebooked onto other flights.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Dragonair

Flight number
KA-251

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HTF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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