Eurowings A320 at Corfu on Oct 10th 2021, bird strike

Last Update: October 13, 2021 / 15:37:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Eurowings

Flight number
EW-9613

Departure
Corfu, Greece

Aircraft Registration
D-AEWI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Eurowings Airbus A320-200, registration D-AEWI performing flight EW-9613 from Corfu (Greece) to Dusseldorf (Germany), was climbing out of Corfu's runway 16 when the crew stopped the climb at 2000 feet reporting a bird strike into the right hand engine (CFM56). The aircraft positioned for an approach to runway 16 and landed safely about 8 minutes after departure and taxied to the apron.

A ground observer reported on Oct 13th 2021 the aircraft is still on the apron in Corfu with the right engine cowlings opened.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Corfu about 72 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Eurowings

Flight number
EW-9613

Departure
Corfu, Greece

Aircraft Registration
D-AEWI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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