S7 A319 at Moscow on Apr 2nd 2019, rejected takeoff due to flock of birds

Last Update: April 2, 2019 / 21:36:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 2, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-23

Aircraft Registration
VP-BTV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A S7 Sibir Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration VP-BTV performing flight S7-23 from Moscow Domodedovo to Saint Petersburg (Russia), was accelerating for takeoff from Domodedovo's runway 32R when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 90 knots) due to a flock of birds ahead. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

Following inspection by maintenance and brakes cool down the aircraft was able to depart about 70 minutes after the rejected takeoff and reached Saint Petersburg with a delay of 55 minutes.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 2, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-23

Aircraft Registration
VP-BTV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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