Cathay A343 at Taipei on Jul 5th 2012, bird strike

Last Update: July 6, 2012 / 14:53:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-463

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HXC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A340-300, registration B-HXC performing flight CX-463 from Taipei (Taiwan) to Hong Kong (China) with 274 passengers and 13 crew, was climbing out of Taipei when the crew reported one of the engines (CFM56) had ingested a bird. After assessing the engine indications, that had returned to normal, the crew decided to continue the flight to Hong Kong where the crew requested emergency services on stand by for the landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-463

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HXC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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