Thai AirAsia A320 at Nakhon Si Thammarat on Aug 5th 2014, bird strike

Last Update: August 6, 2014 / 20:20:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
FD-3187

Aircraft Registration
HS-ABQ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Thai AirAsia Airbus A320-200, registration HS-ABQ performing flight FD-3187 from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Bangkok Don Muang (Thailand) with 153 passengers and 6 crew, climbed out of Nakhon Si Thammarat's runway 36 when an engine (CFM56) ingested a bird prompting the crew to level off at 6000 feet and returned to Nakhon Si Thammarat for a safe landing on runway 36 about 35 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration HS-ABV reached Bangkok with a delay of 4.5 hours.

Passengers reported the engine sound changed to become noisier shortly after becoming airborne and there were light vibrations.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
FD-3187

Aircraft Registration
HS-ABQ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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