Published On: Mon, Jan 23rd, 2017

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

KLMWILLEMSTAD - 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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