ITA A20N at Rome on Mar 7th 2024, bird strike

Last Update: March 7, 2024 / 19:47:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 7, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AZ-108

Aircraft Registration
EI-HOC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A ITA Italia Trasporto Aereo Airbus A320-200N, registration EI-HOC performing flight AZ-108 from Rome Fiumicino (Italy) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was climbing out of Fiumicino's runway 25 when a bird impacted the nose of the aircraft. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the climb at FL340 but then decided to return to Fiumicino for a safe landing on runway 16L about 45 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration EI-DTE reached Amsterdam with a delay of about 2.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Rome about 11 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-HOC
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-272N
ICAO Aircraft Type
A20N
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 7, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AZ-108

Aircraft Registration
EI-HOC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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