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Flamingo Shipping & Chartering Arranges Air Charter for Dangerous Cargo


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Flamingo Shipping & Chartering Arranges Air Charter for Dangerous Cargo

Flamingo Shipping & Chartering, Bulgaria has successfully performed another CHARTER AIR FLIGHT to MODs (Ministry of Defense) of PERU and URUGUAY.

The cargo is usually Defense productions with Dangerous class 1. We have controlled the entire logistics process, including inland haulage, all transit permits trough Serbia to Belgrade airport, terminal handling and loading formalities, export customs formalities, and contracting charter air flight to the final destinations.

The shipment consisted of 508 cases, with a total weight of 32 metric tons. All the cargos were loaded on IL-62 aircraft.

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Due to an unexpected technical issue, the flight enroute BEGSID-BGI-LIM-MVD was delayed. On 21 Jul 2021, when the aircraft departed from BEG airport, a bird strike happened and caused severe damage to the blades of an engine. From the report of the flight engineer who performed a standard post-flight aircraft inspection at SID airport, it was impossible to continue the flight without replacing the engine blades. The airplane had landed at Cabo Verde, where the cargo was reloaded on a substitute aircraft in order to complete the voyage successfully.

In the end, the flight was performed in good order and with good practices even with all unexpected issues.

You can contact Flamingo’s chartering team 24/7 at charter@flamingo-shipping.com.