Sata A313 at Sao Tome on Feb 1st 2013, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: February 1, 2013 / 21:08:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-254

Departure
Sao Tome Island

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
CS-TGU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

A Sata International Airbus A310-300 on behalf of Tap Air Portugal, registration CS-TGU performing flight TP-254 from Sao Tome Island (Sao Tome) to Lisbon (Portugal) with 157 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff when an engine (CF6) ingested a large bird prompting the crew to reject takeoff at high speed. The aircraft slowed safely, a number of tyres deflated however.

A replacement aircraft is estimated to reach Lisbon with a delay of 25 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-254

Departure
Sao Tome Island

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
CS-TGU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

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