Transavia B737 at Berlin on Mar 15th 2017, bird strike

Last Update: March 15, 2017 / 14:42:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-9513

Aircraft Registration
PH-XRX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Transavia Boeing 737-700, registration PH-XRX performing flight HV-9513 from Munich to Berlin Schoenefeld (Germany), was on approach to Berlin's runway 25R at about 3000 feet when a bird struck the nose of the aircraft. The aircraft continued for a safe landing and taxied to the gate.

The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight however and is still on the ground about 7.5 hours after landing.

Passenger Henrik Stefan reported hearing a loud bang a short time before landing. After landing large dent and what appeared to be blood stains were visible at the nose of the aircraft.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-XRX
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
737-700
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-9513

Aircraft Registration
PH-XRX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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