Malta A319 at Frankfurt on Jan 18th 2014, bird strike

Last Update: January 19, 2014 / 16:09:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Malta

Flight number
KM-328

Departure
Malta, Malta

Aircraft Registration
9H-AEL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air Malta Airbus A319-100, registration 9H-AEL performing flight KM-328 from Malta (Malta) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), took a bird strike while on approach to Frankfurt's runway 07R but continued for a safe landing on the runway.

The aircraft was unable to perform the return flight however.

A replacement Airbus A319-100 registration 9H-AEM was dispatched to Frankfurt and reached Malta the following day with a delay of 16:15 hours.

The airline confirmed 9H-AEL needed maintenance following a bird strike on approach to Frankfurt, a replacement aircraft was sent to Frankfurt. The passengers were offered hotel accomodation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Malta

Flight number
KM-328

Departure
Malta, Malta

Aircraft Registration
9H-AEL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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