Serene Air Flight ER500 From Karachi Suffers Bird Hit During Landing in Islamabad

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Serene Air Flight ER500 From Karachi Suffers Bird Hit During Landing in Islamabad

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Today, Serene Air Airbus A330-200 aircraft registration AP-BNF flight ER500 from Karachi suffered bird hit during landing at Islamabad Airport. The aircraft landed safely on Runway 10R of Islamabad Airport at 8:31 AM.

The aircraft has been grounded for repairs/inspections. According to news sources, the bird hit damaged aircraft landing gear. Spare parts are arriving from Karachi.

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Source: flightradar24.com

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Re: Serene Air Flight ER500 From Karachi Suffers Bird Hit During Landing in Islamabad

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Serene Air Airbus A330-200 aircraft registration AP-BNF landing gear damaged by bird hit seen at Islamabad International Airport.

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Apparently right main landing gear damaged. Hydraulics system also affected, according to news reports.

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Re: Serene Air Flight ER500 From Karachi Suffers Bird Hit During Landing in Islamabad

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Serene Air Airbus A330-200 registration AP-BNF grounded due to bird hit and unable to perform flight ER501 from Islamabad to Karachi.

Serene Air Boeing 737-800 registration AP-BNC as substitute aircraft as flight ER501 departed from Islamabad at 6:09 PM and arrived in Karachi at 7:41 PM with a delay of eight hours. Flight ER501 was scheduled to depart from Islamabad at 9:40 AM and arrive in Karachi at 7:41 PM.

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Re: Serene Air Flight ER500 From Karachi Suffers Bird Hit During Landing in Islamabad

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Information on "The Aviation Herald".

http://avherald.com/h?article=4ee2a4ed

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Re: Serene Air Flight ER500 From Karachi Suffers Bird Hit During Landing in Islamabad

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From the pictures it looks like serious damage, whatever that part is. Some bird it was!

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Re: Serene Air Flight ER500 From Karachi Suffers Bird Hit During Landing in Islamabad

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Today, Serene Air Airbus A330-200 aircraft registration AP-BNF returned to service when it departed from Islamabad at 1:56 PM as flight ER1705 to Ras Al Khaimah.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bnf

The aircraft remained inactive for 10 days.

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