ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203850
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Narrative:The aircraft suffered a bird ingestion in engine no.2 after takeoff from Puerto Plata-Gregorio Luperón International Airport.
Boeing 737-86J (WL)
|Owner/operator:||Sunwing Airlines |
|Registration:|| C-GOWG |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Aircraft damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Puerto Plata-Gregorio Luperón International Airport (POP/MDPP) -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Puerto Plata-Gregorio Luperón International Airport (POP/MDPP)|
|Destination airport:||Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ)|
|Investigating agency: ||CIAA|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
The number 2 engine of the aircraft suffered a bird ingestion, corresponding to a White Heron (Ardea Alba), as a result of the impact the blades in positions 14, 15, 16 and 17 suffered damage, this produced vibrations of high frequencies in said engine , forcing the crew to reduce the power to reduce vibrations and continue the flight to the Punta Cana International Airport, where they made an emergency landing.
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|Investigating agency: ||CIAA |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
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