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A flydubai plane taking off from Kathmandu collided with a bird on takeoff.

A flydubai plane taking off from Kathmandu collided with a bird on takeoff.

A flydubai plane taking off from Kathmandu collided with a bird on takeoff, a Dubai government spokesman said, citing a spokesman for the airline.

“Following standard procedures, the flight will continue as normal towards Dubai, landing in Dubai is scheduled for 00:14 local time,” the Twitter post said


Shortly before this, the Indian agency Ani reported that the aircraft caught fire while taking off from Kathmandu.


According to the Flightradar website, this is a flydubai Boeing 737 that took off on flight FZ 576 to Dubai. After that, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal clarified that the vessel continues to fly as usual.