Rossiya A319 at St. Petersburg on Apr 25th 2021, bird strike

Last Update: April 26, 2021 / 18:45:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Rossiya

Flight number
FV-6568

Departure
Sochi, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BAS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Rossiya Airbus A319-100, registration VQ-BAS performing flight FV-6568 from Sochi to St. Petersburg (Russia) with 104 passengers and 5 crew, was on final approach to St. Petersburg's runway 28L descending through about 20 feet when the left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a bird. The aircraft touched down and rolled out without further incident.

Rosaviatsia reported two fan blades were damaged. A runway inspection as well as inspection of the taxi route did not find any bird or engine debris. The aircraft was removed from service.

The aircraft is still on the ground about 40 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Rossiya

Flight number
FV-6568

Departure
Sochi, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BAS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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