Yamal B735 at Tyumen on Jul 16th 2012, bird strike

Last Update: July 18, 2012 / 17:55:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 16, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YC-165

Destination
Anapa, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VP-BRU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

A Yamal Airlines Boeing 737-500, registration VP-BRU performing flight YC-165 from Tyumen to Anapa (Russia) with 111 passengers and 8 crew, had just become airborne climbing through about 15 feet above the runway when the left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a large bird causing an increase in engine vibrations and abnormal sounds from the engine. The crew levelled off at 2500 feet and decided to return to Tyument. A runway inspection found and removed bird debris from the runway about 1730 meters down the runway. The aircraft burned off fuel and landed safely back about one hour after departure.

Rosaviatsia reported the left engine received damage to 8 fan blades.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 16, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YC-165

Destination
Anapa, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VP-BRU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

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