Gol B738 at Goiania on Jan 28th 2017, bird strike
Last Update: January 30, 2017 / 23:02:36 GMT/Zulu time
Brazil's CENIPA reported the left hand engine received damage to the engine inlet and engine as result of multiple birds being ingested. The engine suffered severe vibrations prompting the crew to shut the engine down.
The airline reported the aircraft needed to return to Goiana following a collision with birds. The aircraft landed safely, a replacement aircraft was estimated to take the passengers to Rio de Janeiro departing with a delay of 3:45 hours.
A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PR-GTT positioned to Goiana, resumed flight G3-9139 and reached Rio de Janeiro with a delay of 5 hours.
The aircraft was able to resume service 46 hours after landing back.
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