Bird strike Incident Boeing 777-2B5ER HL7750,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34427
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Date:Tuesday 7 October 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-2B5ER
Owner/operator:Korean Air
Registration: HL7750
MSN: 34209/633
Year of manufacture:2007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 138
Aircraft damage: None
Location:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR) -   Brazil
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR)
Destination airport:ICN
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
At 13:48LT, Korean Air flight KE012 departed from Cumbica Int'l Airport (GRU), at São Paulo, Brazil, to Seoul (ICN), South Korea with 1 stop at Los Angeles (LAX), USA. Shortly after take off, birds were ingested by one of the engines. The Capitain flew over Santos to dump fuel, and returned to Cumbica, landing at 14:33LT with no further problems. None of the 138 passengers was injured. The aircraft was sent in to maintenance before the next flight.


Revision history:

07-Oct-2008 21:01 Comte Pole Added
21-Dec-2016 17:40 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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