Lingus A320 at Dublin on Nov 1st 2020, multiple bird strikes

Last Update: November 2, 2020 / 16:12:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-610

Aircraft Registration
EI-DVJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DVJ performing flight EI-610 from Dublin (Ireland) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was climbing out of Dublin's runway 28L when the crew declared PAN PAN reporting multiple bird strikes on rotation for takeoff and stopped the climb at 6000 feet. The crew reported increased vibrations on the right hand engine (CFM56), the engine is operating normally otherwise. Tower advised via approach that there had been a brief flame from the right hand engine. The aircraft returned to Dublin's runway 28L for a safe landing about 16 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration EI-DEJ reached Amsterdam with a delay of one hour.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Dublin about 22 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-610

Aircraft Registration
EI-DVJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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