Etihad A320 at Islamabad on Jan 18th 2020, boar strike

Last Update: January 20, 2020 / 15:44:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EY-233

Aircraft Registration
A6-EII

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Etihad Airbus A320-200, registration A6-EII performing flight EY-233 from Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) to Islamabad (Pakistan), landed on Islamabad's runway 28L when the crew observed and reported a collision with some animal. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron. A runway inspection revealed a wild boar dead on the runway, the inspection of the aircraft revealed no damage.

The aircraft was able to depart for its return flight to Abu Dhabi on schedule about 2:20 hours later.

Pakistan's CAA reported the wild boar had digged its way underneath the airport perimeter fence onto the airport.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EY-233

Aircraft Registration
A6-EII

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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