Wizz A320 at Bourgas on Aug 2nd 2021, bird strike

Last Update: August 2, 2021 / 11:27:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Wizz Air

Flight number
W6-1562

Destination
Warsaw, Poland

Aircraft Registration
HA-LWN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Wizz Air Airbus A320-200, registration HA-LWN performing flight W6-1562 from Bourgas (Bulgaria) to Warsaw (Poland), was in the initial climb out of Bourgas' runway 22 when the right hand engine (V2527) ingested a bird and needed to be reduced to idle. The aircraft stopped the climb at 5000 feet and returned to Bourgas for a safe landing on runway 22 about 20 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Wizz Air

Flight number
W6-1562

Destination
Warsaw, Poland

Aircraft Registration
HA-LWN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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