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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202309
Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Time:c. 13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8LJ (WL)
Owner/operator:Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
Registration: VP-BRF
MSN: 41195/4590
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI) -   Russia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE)
Destination airport:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI)
Aeroflot flight SU42, a Boeing 737-800, suffered a bird strike while on approach to Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport in Russia. The bird penetrated the nose cone of the aircraft.
The aircraft landed safely on runway 10R.




Photo of VP-BRF courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
22 April 2021; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

29-Nov-2017 15:30 harro Added
29-Nov-2017 15:34 harro Updated [Location, Source, Embed code]

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