ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139955
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Narrative:A Continental Airlines Boeing 737-924ER(WL), performing flight CO-1022, was forced to return to Tocumen Airport - MPTO where the aircraft just took off. Cause of the incident was that the left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a bird (buzzard) and repeatedly surged. The crew shut down the engine and returned. The Boeing, which was on a flight to Newark Liberty International Airport - KEWR, landed safely back at Tocumen.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Aircraft damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Panama City -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Panama City-Tocumen International Airport (PTY/MPTO) |
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Nobody was injured.
||Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Narrative]|
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