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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208654
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Date:01-APR-2018
Time:c. 21:41 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-3Y0
Owner/operator:Blue Air
Registration: YR-BAP
MSN: 24909 / 2021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ/LRCL) -   Romania
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ/LRCL)
Destination airport:Bucharest-Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP/LROP)
Narrative:
Blue Air flight 0B3102 returned to land at Cluj-Napoca Airport, Romania, after sustaining a bird strike. The aircraft, a Boeing 737-300, took off from Cluj Airport at 21:41 hours local time, bound for Bucharest. On departure one or more birds were ingested in one of the engines, causing considerable damage to fan blades.
The flight entered a holding pattern at 8350 feet and landed safely back at Cluj Airport at 22:19 hours local time.

Sources:

https://www.antena3.ro/actualitate/avionul-blue-air-care-s-a-intors-din-zbor-la-cluj-napoca-ar-fi-lovit-o-pasare-sau-un-animal-de-mari-462897.html

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Photo of YR-BAP courtesy AirHistory.net


Glasgow - International (EGPF / GLA)
12 April 2019; (c) David Unsworth

Revision history:

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02-Apr-2018 14:18 harro Added
02-Apr-2018 14:20 harro Updated [Embed code]

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