EAT Leipzig A306 at Amsterdam on Jan 3rd 2021, bird strike

Last Update: January 4, 2021 / 14:30:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QY-1239

Destination
Leipzig, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AEAC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

An EAT Leipzig Airbus A300-600 on behalf of DHL, registration D-AEAC performing flight QY-1239 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Leipzig (Germany), was rotating for takeoff from Amsterdam's runway 36L when the left hand engine (PW4158) emitted a bang and a streak of flames. The crew continued takeoff, during initial climb reported they had a bird strike likely into the landing gear, they were okay now. The aircraft continued to Leipzig for a safe landing about 50 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Leipzig for about 13.5 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QY-1239

Destination
Leipzig, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AEAC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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