KLM B744 at Curacao on Jan 20th 2017, bird strike

Last Update: January 21, 2017 / 20:12:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-736

Aircraft Registration
PH-BFL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A KLM Boeing 747-400, registration PH-BFL performing flight KL-736 from Curacao (Curacao) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was climbing out of Curacao's runway 11 when an engine (CF6) ingested a bird. The crew stopped the climb at FL250 and decided to return to Curacao. The aircraft dumped fuel and landed safely back on Curacao's runway 11 about 65 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-736

Aircraft Registration
PH-BFL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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