Itapemirim A320 at Brasilia on Oct 14th 2021, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: October 19, 2021 / 15:59:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
8I-5610

Destination
Recife, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PS-SFC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An ITA Transportes Aereos (Itapemirim) Airbus A320-200, registration PS-SFC performing flight 8I-5610 from Brasilia,DF to Recife,PE (Brazil) with 157 passengers and 7 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Brasilia's runway 11L when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 100 knots over ground) due to a bird strike into the right hand engine (V2527). The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

The right hand engine received damage to several fan blades. The aircraft remained on the ground for 36 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
8I-5610

Destination
Recife, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PS-SFC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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