Lufthansa A321 at Venice on Apr 16th 2016, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: April 20, 2016 / 22:26:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-333

Departure
Venice, Italy

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-100, registration D-AIRH performing flight LH-333 from Venice (Italy) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 108 passengers, was accelerating for takeoff when the left hand engine (V2530) ingested birds prompting the crew to reject takeoff. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

The aircraft was unable to perform the flight, the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked on later flights the day.

The occurrence aircraft positioned to Frankfurt on Apr 18th, but did not yet resume service more than 4 days after the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-333

Departure
Venice, Italy

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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