BA Cityflyer E170 at Amsterdam on Aug 26th 2014, bird strike

Last Update: September 5, 2014 / 22:23:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 26, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-8456

Aircraft Registration
G-LCYE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-170

ICAO Type Designator
E170

A BA Cityflyer Embraer ERJ-170, registration G-LCYE performing flight BA-8456 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to London City,EN (UK), was climbing out of Amsterdam's runway 36L when the crew requested to stop the climb at FL060 reporting they had received a bird strike upon departure, the crew doubted the structural integrity of the airframe and did not want to pressurize the aircraft. The aircraft returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 36C about 15 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft was able to resume service the following morning about 15 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 26, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-8456

Aircraft Registration
G-LCYE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-170

ICAO Type Designator
E170

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