Wizz A320 at Gibraltar on Dec 14th 2020, bird strike

Last Update: December 14, 2020 / 22:50:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 14, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
W6-5147

Aircraft Registration
G-WUKE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Wizzair UK Airbus A320-200, registration G-WUKE performing flight W6-5147 from London Luton,EN (UK) to Gibraltar (Gibraltar), was on final approach to Gibraltar's runway 27 when the aircraft received a bird strike. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 27.

The aircraft however was unable to depart for its return flight. The flight has been postponed to the next day (Dec 15th).

The airline reported the aircraft sustained a bird strike on approach requiring an inspection during the night. The flight has been postponed to the morning of Dec 15th, the passengers were provided with meals and accomodation.

The flight was Wizzair UK's second flight to Gibraltar following the inauguration flight last Friday (Dec 11th).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 14, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
W6-5147

Aircraft Registration
G-WUKE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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