TAP A20N at Bissau on Feb 25th 2023, bird strike

Last Update: February 26, 2023 / 21:19:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-1478

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
CS-TVB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A TAP Air Portugal Airbus A320-200N, registration CS-TVB performing flight TP-1478 from Bissau (Guinea) to Lisbon (Portugal), was climbing out of Bissau's runway 21 when the aircraft experienced a bird strike hitting one of the engines (LEAP). The aircraft stopped the climb at FL200, descended to FL100 and diverted to Dakar (Senegal) for a safe landing on runway 01 about 2.5 hours after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Dakar about 26 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-1478

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
CS-TVB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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