bmi E135 at Norwich on Jul 14th 2012, bird strike

Last Update: July 15, 2012 / 15:23:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
bmi

Flight number
BD-1311

Aircraft Registration
G-RJXJ

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-135

ICAO Type Designator
E135

A bmi Embraer ERJ-135, registration G-RJXJ performing flight BD-1311 from Norwich,EN to Aberdeen,SC (UK) with 19 passengers and 3 crew, was in the initial climb when one of the engines ingested a bird, believed to be a swallow, prompting the crew to return to Norwich for a safe landing about 12 minutes after departure.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-145 registration G-EMBN reached Aberdeen with a delay of 5:45 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
bmi

Flight number
BD-1311

Aircraft Registration
G-RJXJ

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-135

ICAO Type Designator
E135

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