Volotea B712 at Cagliari on Oct 22nd 2015, bird strike
Last Update: October 24, 2015 / 14:16:09 GMT/Zulu time
Damage preventing the return flight was discovered after the passengers boarded the aircraft for the return flight V7-1231. The passengers were asked to disembark, the flight was postponed to the next day.
Passengers having boarded for the return flight reported the captain indicated a large seagull had damaged the aircraft and asked them to disembark again. The passengers complained they were abandoned and spent the night at the airport.
The occurrence aircraft was able to perform the return flight the following day with a delay of 29 hours.
Cagliari is known for a number of species of birds including Flamingos that affect air traffic.
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