Finnair A359 at Amsterdam on Apr 30th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: May 3, 2022 / 16:39:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 30, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-1305

Aircraft Registration
OH-LWB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

A Finnair Airbus A350-900, registration OH-LWB performing flight AY-1305 from Helsinki (Finland) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was on approach to Amsterdam's runway 06 when a bird impacted the aircraft. The crew continued for a safe landing on the runway.

The aircraft was unable to perform the return flight due to damage to the radome, which needed to be replaced. The aircraft remained on the ground for about 28 hours, then performed the return flight AY-1306.

Passengers reported they needed to book a hotel night in Amsterdam, subsequently returned to the aircraft for a 13:00L departure as told by the airline however did not repart until 20:00L. The airline apologized that the delivery of the new radome took longer than anticipated.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 30, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-1305

Aircraft Registration
OH-LWB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

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