Allegiant A320 at St. Petersburg on Jul 21st 2021, bird strike

Last Update: July 22, 2021 / 20:21:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G4-994

Aircraft Registration
N246NV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Allegiant Airbus A320-200, registration N246NV performing flight G4-994 from St. Petersburg,FL to Plattsburgh,NY (USA) with 157 people on board, was climbing out of St. Petersburg's runway 18 when an engine (CFM56) ingested a bird prompting the crew to stop the climb at 3000 feet and return to St. Petersburg for a safe landing on runway 18 about 30 minutes later.

A replacement A320-200 registration N234NV reached Plattsburgh with a delay of about 4:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in St. Petersburg about 31 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G4-994

Aircraft Registration
N246NV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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