Easyjet A319 at Glasgow on May 7th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: May 9, 2022 / 15:17:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-6843

Destination
Faro, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
G-EZGR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZGR performing flight U2-6843 from Glasgow,SC (UK) to Faro (Portugal), was climbing out of Glasgow's runway 23 when the crew stopped the climb at about FL120 reporting a bird strike and decided to return to Glasgow. The aircraft descended to FL070 and entered a hold for about 25 minutes before landing on runway 23 about 40 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to a bird strike. No replacement aircraft was available, the passengers were offered rebooking onto other flights or cancellation as well as hotel accomodation when needed.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 14 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-6843

Destination
Faro, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
G-EZGR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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