British Airways A319 at Hamburg on Dec 31st 2017, bird strike on landing
Last Update: December 31, 2017 / 16:41:33 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight BA-965 and is still on the ground about 8 hours after landing.
A passenger booked onto the return flight BA-965 reported the captain made a gate announcement that the aircraft flew through a flock of seagulls on approach to Hamburg and received a bird strike completely destroying one of the pitot tubes. The flight was cancelled and the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
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