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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199866
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Date:21-SEP-2017
Time:c. 08:51 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic E190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-195LR (ERJ-190-200 LR)
Owner/operator:Flybe
Registration: G-FBEK
MSN: 19000168
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 92
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF)
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Narrative:
Flybe flight BE4565 returned to land back at Cardiff Airport, U.K. after suffering a bird strike on takeoff. The aircraft, an Embraer ERJ-195LR, took off at 08:51 UTC. Subsequently the bird was ingested in one of the engines, prompting the crew to stop the climb at FL140. The flight began squawking 7700 (emergency) at 08:58 and entered a circling descent. The emergency squawk was cancelled at 09:08 and the landed safely back to Cardiff. The aircraft had 92 passengers on board (plus crew)

A replacement Dash 8-400 registration G-PRPA reached Paris with a delay of 4 hours. The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 7 hours before returning to service.

Sources:

1. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-41348519
2. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-fbek#ef04ea8
3. http://avherald.com/h?article=4aeacc38&opt=0
4. http://www.itv.com/news/wales/2017-09-21/plane-makes-emergency-landing-at-cardiff-airport-after-hitting-bird/_/
5. https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/plane-forced-make-emergency-u-13653473

Media:


Images:

Photo of G-FBEK courtesy AirHistory.net


Norwich - International (EGSH / NWI)
28 July 2020; (c) Phil

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Sep-2017 18:11 harro Added
21-Sep-2017 18:12 harro Updated [Source]
23-Sep-2017 19:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Sep-2017 19:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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