Namibia A319 at Windhoek on Jan 14th 2016, bird strike

Last Update: January 18, 2016 / 23:28:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SW-304

Aircraft Registration
V5-ANL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air Namibia Airbus A319-100, registration V5-ANL performing flight SW-304 from Luanda (Angola) to Windhoek (Namibia), was on approach to Windhoek's runway 08 when a large bird impacted the aircraft penetrating one of the panels at the right hand wing root. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The airline confirmed a large bird damaged one of the underbody panels while on approach to Windhoek arriving from Luanda.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SW-304

Aircraft Registration
V5-ANL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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