Lufthansa A21N at Heraklion on Oct 23rd 2021, bird strike causes bent nose

Last Update: October 23, 2021 / 18:40:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1554

Aircraft Registration
D-AIEF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200N, registration D-AIEF performing flight LH-1554 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Heraklion (Greece), was on approach to Heraklion's runway 27 when a bird impacted the aircraft's nose. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 27.

The aircraft was unable to perform the return flight. The flight is currently scheduled to depart with a delay of 24 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1554

Aircraft Registration
D-AIEF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

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