Arabia A320 at Thiruvananthapuram on Aug 9th 2017, bird strike

Last Update: August 10, 2017 / 22:35:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Arabia

Flight number
G9-445

Aircraft Registration
A6-AOS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Arabia Airbus A320-200, registration A6-AOS performing flight G9-445 from Thiruvananthapuram (India) to Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) with 162 passengers and 7 crew, was in the initial climb out of Thiruvananthapuram's runway 32 when the crew reported technical problems, stopped the climb at 4000 feet and returned to Thiruvananthapuram for a safe landing on runway 32 about 20 minutes after departure.

A post flight inspection the aircraft had received a bird strike.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 16.5 hours, then was able to depart again the following morning and reached Sharjah with a delay of 17 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Arabia

Flight number
G9-445

Aircraft Registration
A6-AOS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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