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Sep 23, 2011
A330-203 VH-EBP QF802 Birdstike today!
Qantas Airways A330-203 VH-EBP msn 1174 operating flight 'QF802' to Melbourne this afternoon suffered a birdstrike soon after take-off RWY 21 at 12.15hrs, and as a preventative measure the aircraft flew out off the coast of WA to vent fuel & landed back at Perth on RWY 21 at 12.41hrs. The A330 remains grounded at present. Hexcode: 7C1473