Max Air’s flight suffers bird strike




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Max Air’ Abuja bound aircraft yesterday suffered a bird strike 10 minutes after - at the Aminu International Airport, (MAKIA) .

The aircraft, according sources, was forced return .


The Max Air B737 plane with VM1645, which was slated for - at 1.30 pm had about a 30-minute delay. The aircraft later took around 2:00 pm with full passenger load.

A source close the airline confirmed the incident.

He disclosed that the aircraft engine was hit by a bird during -, affecting some the blades the aircraft engine, forcing the the aircraft an air-return, a standard practice in aviation forestall an .

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