Dana MD83 at Lagos on Apr 21st 2017, bird strike

Last Update: April 21, 2017 / 16:56:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Dana Air

Flight number
9J-343

Aircraft Registration
5N-SRI

ICAO Type Designator
MD83

A Dana Air McDonnell Douglas MD-83, registration 5N-SRI performing flight 9J-343 from Lagos to Port Harcourt (Nigeria), was in the initial climb out of Lagos when anengine (JT8D) ingested a bird prompting the crew to shut the engine down and return to Lagos for a safe landing.

The airline confirmed the aircraft performed an air return following a bird strike on departure from Lagos. Engineers are currently examining the affected engine.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Dana Air

Flight number
9J-343

Aircraft Registration
5N-SRI

ICAO Type Designator
MD83

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