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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267332
Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Date:03-SEP-2021
Time:22:39 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-306ER
Owner/operator:KLM
Registration: PH-BVK
MSN: 42172/1106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Accra-Kotoka Airport (ACC/DGAA) -   Ghana
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Accra-Kotoka Airport (ACC/DGAA)
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Narrative:
KLM flight KL590, a Boeing 777-306ER, performed a high speed rejected takeoff at Accra Airport, Ghana, following a bird strike.
Several tires reportedly deflated and had to be replaced.

Sources:

https://www.primenewsghana.com/business/bird-reportedly-disrupts-engine-klm-flight-cancelled-before-takeoff-from-kia.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/kl590#290559db


Images:

Photo of PH-BVK courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
3 September 2021; (c) Felix Goetting

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2021 12:43 harro Added
04-Sep-2021 12:43 harro Updated [Date, Location]

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