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A Bird Strikes GOL Engine  
User currently offlineTonytifao From Brazil, joined Mar 2005, 1013 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1586 times:

A.net friends,

Last night a GOL flight leaving GRU suffered engine problems. They are reporting it struck a bird after take off.

Here is a portuguese link

http://oglobo.globo.com/sp/mat/2007/05/23/295864908.asp

Thanks,
Tony

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User currently offlinePU752 From Uruguay, joined Mar 2005, 584 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1546 times:

The flight arrived at MVD around 4hrs late, fortunately the captain managed to bring that bird down safely.

User currently offlineMarioSPlane From Brazil, joined Mar 2007, 113 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1382 times:

The press release from GOL states that the problem was due to a bird strike. But just minutes ago, an authority from Infraero(brazilian state company for airport infrastructure) revealed on national television that technicians from the company didn´t notice any sign of bird strike in the engine, also stating that the problem was due to mechanical failure.


Nice one Brazil... Going quickly to a new ICAO level in september...


Cheers


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