GoAir A20N at Delhi on Nov 18th 2017, bird strike

Last Update: November 18, 2017 / 23:42:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-140

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Patna, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A GoAir Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-WGE performing flight G8-140 from Delhi to Patna (India) with 174 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Delhi's runway 28 when a bird impacted the aircraft prompting the crew to stop the climb at FL150 and return to Delhi for a safe landing on runway 27 about 20 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the nose of the aircraft sustained damage.

A replacement A320-200 registration VT-GOR reached Patna with a delay of 2.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft resumed service after about 4 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
GoAir

Flight number
G8-140

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Patna, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-WGE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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