Sudan A320 at Juba on Mar 6th 2020, bird strike

Last Update: March 7, 2020 / 23:23:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 6, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SD-311

Destination
Khartoum, Sudan

Aircraft Registration
ST-MKW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Sudan Airways Airbus A320-200, registration ST-MKW performing flight SD-311 from Juba (South Sudan) to Khartoum (Sudan), was climbing out of Juba's runway 31 when an engine (CFM56) ingested a bird prompting the crew to stop the climb at 7000 feet and return to Juba for a safe landing on runway 31 about 20 minutes after departure.

Two engine blades were found damaged as result of the bird strike.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 26 hours, then positioned back to Khartoum but has not yet returned to service about 36 hours after landing back in Juba.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 6, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SD-311

Destination
Khartoum, Sudan

Aircraft Registration
ST-MKW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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