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25th Sep 2008, 03:16
Incident: Egyptair B738 at Munich on Sep 13th 2008, bird strike

By Simon Hradecky, created Sunday, Sep 14th 2008 15:16Z, last updated Sunday, Sep 14th 2008 15:16ZAn Egypt Air Boeing 737-800, registration SU-GCP performing flight MS787 from Cairo (Egypt) to Munich (Germany), suffered a bird strike on its left wing while on approach to Munich. The landing was safe.

The airplane sustained severe damage to slat #3 on its left wing and is still (Sep 14th) on the ground for repairs.

The Aviation Herald (http://avherald.com/h?article=40cbf307&opt=513)

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DATE: 13.09.2008 LOCAL TIME: - LOCATION: Munich-Intl AP (EDDM) COUNTRY: Germany AIRLINE: EgyptAir TYPE: Boeing 737-866 REGISTRATION: SU-GCP C/N: 35560 AGE: 0 y + 10 m OPERATION: ISP FLIGHT No.: MS 787 FROM: Cairo TO: Munich VIA: - OCCUPANTS: PAX: - CREW: - FATALITIES: PAX: 0 CREW: 0 OTHER: 0 INJURIES: PAX: 0 CREW: 0 OTHER: 0 DAMAGE TO AIRCRAFT: minor On approach the aircraft expereinced birdstriek resulting in significant damage to its #3 slat on the left wing. The landing was continued without further incident..

25th Sep 2008, 09:08
What's an 'ER landing', anyone?