Orbest A320 at Dublin on May 25th 2012, bird strike

Last Update: May 25, 2012 / 13:30:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 25, 2012

Flight number
IP-3506

Destination
Reus, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-KZG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Orbest Orizonia (former Iberworld) Airbus A320-200, registration EC-KZG performing flight IP-3506 from Dublin (Ireland) to Reus,SP (Spain), was departing runway 10 when the crew reported an engine (CFM56) failure. Another crew waiting for departure at the hold short line reported the right hand engine had ingested a bird. The Orbest crew shut the right hand engine down and returned to Dublin. ATC advised other crews they had an emergency situation at the airport with a A320 with a possible engine fire. The aircraft landed safely on runway 10 about 12 minutes after departure, vacated the runway reporting there was no engine fire, everything was normal and they were taxiing on engine #1. The aircraft taxied to the apron.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 25, 2012

Flight number
IP-3506

Destination
Reus, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-KZG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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