Alitalia A319 at Rome on Sep 19th 2012, bird strike

Last Update: September 20, 2012 / 12:38:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 19, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Alitalia

Flight number
AZ-2092

Aircraft Registration
EI-IMP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Alitalia Airbus A319-100, registration EI-IMP performing flight AZ-2092 from Rome Fiumicino to Milan Linate (Italy) with 119 passengers and 5 crew, was departing Fiumicino's runway 25 and crossing the coast line when the left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a bird. The aircraft levelled off at 3000 feet and returned to Fiumicino for a safe landing on runway 16R about 10 minutes after departure.

The aircraft sustained damage to a fan blade of the left hand engine.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 19, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Alitalia

Flight number
AZ-2092

Aircraft Registration
EI-IMP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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