Sri Lankan A20N at Tiruchirappalli on Sep 15th 2019, bird strike

Last Update: September 17, 2019 / 20:53:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
UL-131

Aircraft Registration
4R-ANA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Sri Lankan Airlines Airbus A320-200N, registration 4R-ANA performing flight UL-131 from Colombo (Sri Lanka) to Tiruchirappalli (India) with 146 people on board, was on approach to Tiruchirappalli's runway 27 when the right hand engine (LEAP) ingested a bird. The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 27.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 18 hours, then departed for the return flight and reached Colombo with a delay of 16.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
UL-131

Aircraft Registration
4R-ANA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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