Condor B763 at Cape Town on Nov 20th 2016, rejected takeoff due to bird strike
Last Update: December 14, 2016 / 15:25:09 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported the aircraft accelerated through a flock of birds when an engine ingested birds and failed, the crew rejected takeoff. Engine and wheels are "toast".
The last exit, taxiway B3, is still closed and estimated to reopen on Nov 22nd.
On Dec 13th 2016 South Africa's CAA reported the right hand engine suffered a bird strike during the takeoff roll on runway 19.
A3979/16 - TWY B3 CLSD. 20 NOV 17:15 2016 UNTIL 22 NOV 17:11 2016 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 21 NOV 08:08 2016
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