Lufthansa A20N at Frankfurt on Jan 16th 2021, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: January 18, 2021 / 22:24:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 16, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-806

Aircraft Registration
D-AIJB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200N, registration D-AIJB performing flight LH-806 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Stockholm (Sweden), was accelerating for intersection takeoff from runway 25C when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed (around 70 knots) due to a bird strike into the right hand engine (PW1127G). The aircraft slowed safely and vacated the runway via a high speed turn off about 970m/3200 feet further down the runway. The aircraft taxied to a remote stand.

A replacement A320-200N registration D-AINA reached Stockholm with a delay of about 80 minutes.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 31 hours after the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 16, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-806

Aircraft Registration
D-AIJB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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