KLM Flight Returns to Curacao After Bird Strike

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KLM Flight Returns to Curacao After Bird Strike

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KLM Flight Returns to Curacao After Bird Strike
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January 22, 2017

KLM flight KL-736 had to return and make an emergency landing in Curacao, on January 20th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but had to turn back due to a bird strike.

The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe.

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Incident: KLM B744 at Curaçao on Jan 20th 2017, bird strike

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Incident: KLM B744 at Curaçao on Jan 20th 2017, bird strike
Mon, Jan 23rd, 2017

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A KLM Boeing 747-400, registration PH-BFL performing flight KL-736 from Curaçao to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was climbing out of Curaçao's runway 11 when an engine (CF6) ingested a bird. The crew stopped the climb at FL250 and decided to return to Curacao. The aircraft dumped fuel and landed safely back on Curacao's runway 11 about 65 minutes after departure.

The crew stopped the climb at FL250 and decided to return to Curaçao. The aircraft dumped fuel and landed safely back on Curaçao's runway 11 about 65 minutes after departure.

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