Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-436 OK-WGX,
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Date:Friday 14 November 2008
Time:11:57 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-436
Owner/operator:ČSA - Czech Airlines
Registration: OK-WGX
MSN: 25839/2188
Year of manufacture:1992
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 126
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Ostrava International Airport (OSR/LKMT) -   Czech Republic
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Ostrava-Leoš Janácek Airport (OSR/LKMT)
Destination airport:Hurghada Airport (HRG/HEGN)
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
After taking off from RWY 22 at the LKMT airport, a bird was sucked into the engine 2. The crew noticed increased vibrations and shortly after that the limit temperature of exhaust gas was exceeded. The crew shut down the engine and decided to fly to and land at the LKPR airport with just one engine working. The cabin made preparation for emergency. The aircraft landed at LKPR airport without any further problems, no one was injured.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


ČSA - Czech Airlines

Revision history:

14-Nov-2008 10:57 Krystof Pardubice Added
24-Apr-2018 18:46 harro Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Aug-2018 21:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]
08-Jan-2024 13:40 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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