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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195042
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:24-APR-2017
Time:03:05 UTC
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: 36281/34
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 254
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:14nm north of Kolkata -   India
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Destination airport:Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU/VECC)
Narrative:
Air India flight AI401 from Delhi to Kolkata in India suffered a bird strike near Kolkata.
The aircraft, a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner was on approach when on eof the GEnx engines ingested a bird. A safe landing was carried out.
The was ferried to Delhi 25 hours after the incident and subsequently resumed service.

Sources:

https://www.hindustantimes.com/kolkata/delhi-kolkata-air-india-flight-carrying-250-passengers-hit-by-bird-landing-safe/story-jDUeT8ZZTdNJCYOekL4vCI.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vt-anj#d2aa6b5


Images:

Photo of VT-ANJ courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Apr-2017 18:12 AF5541 Added
26-Apr-2017 18:15 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]

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