Vueling A20N at Barcelona on Jan 1st 2022, bird strike

Last Update: January 2, 2022 / 16:26:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Vueling

Flight number
VY-8309

Aircraft Registration
EC-NAY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Vueling Airbus A320-200N, registration EC-NAY performing flight VY-8309 from Barcelona,SP (Spain) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was climbing out of Barcelona's runway 07R when the crew stopped the climb at about 5000 feet reporting a bird strike and decided to return to Barcelona. The aircraft landed safely on runway 02 about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration EC-MBE reached Amsterdam with a delay of about 2 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 12 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Vueling

Flight number
VY-8309

Aircraft Registration
EC-NAY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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