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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248780
Last updated: 9 October 2021
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Time:11:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8AL (WL)
Owner/operator:Pobeda Airlines
Registration: VP-BPL
MSN: 61789/6662
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 195
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport (KGD/UMKK) -   Russia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport (KGD/UMKK)
Destination airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW)
Pobeda Airlines flight DP266, a Boeing 737-8AL, suffered a bird strike on takeoff from Kaliningrad, Russia.
The flight continued to the destination, Moscow-Vnukovo Airport. After landing traces of birds were found in one of the engines.
The airplane was thoroughly inspected and declared airworthy.




Photo of VP-BPL courtesy

Larnaca - International (LCLK / LCA)
5 March 2018; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

14-Mar-2021 09:01 harro Added
14-Mar-2021 09:02 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]
14-Mar-2021 11:22 harro Updated [Date]

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