France A319 at Marseille on May 17th 2021, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: May 17, 2021 / 20:14:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7673

Aircraft Registration
F-GRHN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air France Airbus A319-100, registration F-GRHN performing flight AF-7673 from Marseille to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was accelerating for takeoff from runway 31R when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 100 knots over ground) due to a problem with the right hand engine (CFM56). The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.

A passenger reported during acceleration of the aircraft there were severe vibrations, the crew reduced power and braked hard. The captain subsequently announced there had been a bird strike into the right hand engine. The aircraft returned to the stand, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Marseille about 15 hours after the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7673

Aircraft Registration
F-GRHN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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