China Eastern Jet Loses Engine Due to Bird Strike

China Eastern Airlines Airbus A321

China Eastern Airlines Airbus A321

A China Eastern Airlines jet lost an engine due to a bird strike while on approach to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport in China on Monday.

China Eastern Flight 5396, an Airbus A321 aircraft, made a safe landing and there were no injuries reported.

The flight took off from Zhengzhou at 10:50 a.m. on July 16 and arrived in Shanghai at 12:05 p.m.

The engine received enough damage to where the aircraft was grounded for repairs.


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