Swiss BCS3 at Zurich on Mar 16th 2020, bird strike

Last Update: March 18, 2020 / 13:50:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
LX-974

Aircraft Registration
HB-JCJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-300

ICAO Type Designator
BCS3

A Swiss Bombardier C-Series CS-300, registration HB-JCJ performing flight LX-974 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Berlin Tegel (Germany) with 86 people on board, was climbing out of Zurich's runway 28 when the aircraft received a bird strike. The aircraft continued to climb to FL280 before the crew decided to return to Zurich due to a bird strike on takeoff and lack of maintenance available at Tegel. The aircraft landed safely on runway 14 about 30 minutes after departure.

The rotation LX-974/LX-975 was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto the next flights.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 5 hours, then returned to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JCJ
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
BD-500-1A11
ICAO Aircraft Type
BCS3
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
LX-974

Aircraft Registration
HB-JCJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-300

ICAO Type Designator
BCS3

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