Jin B738 at Seoul on Jan 9th 2016, bird strike

Last Update: January 10, 2016 / 23:23:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jin Air

Flight number
LJ-303

Aircraft Registration
HL8013

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Jin Air Boeing 737-800, registration HL8013 performing flight LJ-303 from Seoul Gimpo to Jeju (South Korea) with 184 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Gimpo Airport's runway 32R when the crew stopped the climb at 2000 feet reporting a bird strike into an engine (CFM56), the engine needed to be shut down. The aircraft returned to Gimpo Airport for a safe landing on runway 14R about 10 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jin Air

Flight number
LJ-303

Aircraft Registration
HL8013

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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