Swiss A320 at Zurich on Apr 13th 2019, bird strike

Last Update: April 13, 2019 / 23:03:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
WK-404

Destination
Pristina, Kosovo

Aircraft Registration
HB-IJM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Swiss Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Edelweiss, registration HB-IJM performing flight WK-404 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Pristina (Kosovo), was climbing out of Zurich's runway 32 when the crew stopped the climb at about FL220 and requested to be kept around the aerodrome while burning off fuel for about 45 minutes before returning to Zurich. The crew subsequently advised they had a bird strike into the #2 engine (CFM56, right hand) on departure and the engine had developed vibrations. The aircraft burned off fuel and landed safely on Zurich's runway 34 about 65 minutes after departure.

A replacement Swiss Airbus A320-200 registration HB-IJI reached Pristina with a delay of 3 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-IJM
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
WK-404

Destination
Pristina, Kosovo

Aircraft Registration
HB-IJM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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