Tiger Australia A320 at Cairns on Dec 31st 2014, bird strike

Last Update: December 31, 2014 / 17:06:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TT-585

Aircraft Registration
VH-VNJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Tigerair Australia Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VNJ performing flight TT-585 from Cairns,QL to Melbourne,VI (Australia), departed Cairns' runway 33 but struck a bird during climb out. The crew levelled off at FL120 to assess the situation, then decided to divert to Brisbane,QL (Australia). The aircraft climbed to FL240 for the flight to Brisbane and landed safely on Brisbane's runway 01 about 135 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported that there was an abnormal engine (V2527) sound during departure from Cairns, the crew subsequently diverted the aircraft to Brisbane.

The passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 14 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-VNJ
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TT-585

Aircraft Registration
VH-VNJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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