Nepal Airlines Flight Returns to Kathmandu after Bird Strike

Saturday, July 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

nepal airlinesNepal Airlines flight RA-409 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on July 7th.

The Airbus A320-200 was en-route to Hong Kong, China, when one of its engines ingested a bird, prompting the plane to return.

The plane landed safely. All 59 people onboard remained unharmed.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

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