Bird strike Incident Airbus A330-343 VQ-BMX, 03 Nov 2018
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Time:c. 14:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A330-343
Registration: VQ-BMX
MSN: 1299
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE) -   Russia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE)
Destination airport:Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport (PKC/UHPP)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Aeroflot flight SU1730, an Airbus A330-343, suffered a bird strike. The aircraft departed Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, Russia at 14:20 UTC and arrived at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport at 22:23 UTC. After landing it was discovered that the aircraft had struck birds. Photos show dents on the right-hand wing leading edge, near the no.2 engine and blood spatter on the rear fuselage.
The return flight to Moscow was canceled.
Preliminary investigation suggests the aircraft hit the birds during departure from Sheremetyevo Airport.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

16 Nov 2022 RA-73159 Aeroflot 0 Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE) min


Revision history:

04-Nov-2018 12:15 harro Added
04-Nov-2018 14:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]

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