Aer Lingus A320 at Dublin on May 11th 2013, multiple bird strikes

Last Update: May 13, 2013 / 13:49:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 11, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-168

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DEM performing flight EI-168 from Dublin (Ireland) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was climbing out of Dublin's runway 28 when the crew reported multiple bird strikes, operation was normal. Tower called emergency services into their stand by positions. The crew however levelled off at 3000 feet and returned to Dublin for a safe landing on runway 28 about 15 minutes after departure and taxied the aircraft to the apron.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-DEM
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 11, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-168

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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