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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194374
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Date:22-MAR-2017
Time:c. 10:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Air India
Registration: VT-ANJ
MSN: 36281/54
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 230
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Ahmedabad Airport (AMD/VAAH)
Destination airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Narrative:
An Air India Boeing 787-800, registration VT-ANJ performing flight AI-171 from Ahmedabad (India) to London Heathrow, (UK), was on approach to London Heathrow when a bird impacted the radome and left a large dent. The aircraft sustained damage to the nose cone. There were no injuries.The flight landed safely on runway 09L at London-Heathrow Airport about 10:29 local time.
The aircraft returned to Ahmedabad the next day.

Sources:

1. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/3161200/air-india-heathrow-london-plane-grounded/
2. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ai171#cd04b86

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 Jul 2012 VT-ANJ Boeing Commercial Airplanes 0 Charleston International Airport, SC (CHS/KCHS) min


Images:

Photo of VT-ANJ courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
30 May 2021; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Mar-2017 18:27 gerard57 Added
24-Mar-2017 18:31 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2017 22:48 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
16-Sep-2017 15:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2017 15:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase]
13-Dec-2017 09:52 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants]
13-Dec-2017 09:55 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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