Bird strike: NOK B738 at Nakhon Si Thammarat on Aug 30th 2015

A NOK Air Boeing 737-800, flight DD-7805 from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Bangkok Don Muang (Thailand) with 139 passengers and 6 crew, was in the initial climb out of Nakhon Si Thammarat when an engine ingested a large bird prompting the crew to divert to Surat Thani (Thailand, about 60nm northwest of Nakhon Si Thammarat) for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration HS-DBR reached Bangkok with a delay of 4 hours.