Corendon A320 at Graz on Jun 5th 2019, bird strike

Last Update: June 6, 2019 / 22:45:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 5, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XC-3204

Departure
Graz, Austria

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
ZS-GAL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Corendon Airbus A320-200, registration ZS-GAL performing flight XC-3204 from Graz (Austria) to Antalya (Turkey), was accelerating for takeoff from Graz's runway 17C when the left hand engine ingested a bird and emitted a bang and a puff of smoke. The crew continued takeoff, the aircraft rotated shortly afterwards, climbed to 3000 feet and returned to Graz for a safe landing on runway 17C about 9 minutes after departure. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration TC-TJP reached Antalya with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Graz about 29 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 5, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XC-3204

Departure
Graz, Austria

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
ZS-GAL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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