Berniq A320 at Benghazi on Nov 9th 2022, bird strike causes cracked windshield

Last Update: November 9, 2022 / 17:31:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NB-101

Destination
Tunis, Tunisia

Aircraft Registration
5A-BRA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Berniq Airways Airbus A320-200, registration 5A-BRA performing flight NB-101 from Benghazi (Libya) to Tunis (Tunisia), was climbing out of Benghazi's runway 33L when the aircraft received a bird strike against the first officer's windshield. The aircraft continued the climb at first but stopped the climb at about FL160 and returned to Benghazi for a safe landing on runway 15R about 30 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration 5A-BRC reached Tunis with a delay of about 7 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 8.5 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NB-101

Destination
Tunis, Tunisia

Aircraft Registration
5A-BRA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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