British Airways A21N at Bucharest on Apr 27th 2019, bird strike

Last Update: April 28, 2019 / 23:03:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 27, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-884

Aircraft Registration
G-NEOR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

A British Airways Airbus A321-200N, registration G-NEOR performing flight BA-884 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Bucharest Otopeni (Romania), was on approach to Otopeni's runway 26L when a bird impacted the nose of the aircraft. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The aircraft was scheduled to overnight at Bucharest and depart for the return flight BA-885 the following morning, however, needed to remain on the ground beyond scheduled departure time for replacement of the nose cone. The aircraft was subsequently able to depart Bucharest with a delay of about 5 hours and reached London with a delay of about 4:40 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 27, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-884

Aircraft Registration
G-NEOR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

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