Easyjet A319 at London and Munich on Jul 24th 2016, bird strike

Last Update: July 26, 2016 / 17:17:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-5385

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
G-EZAI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZAI performing flight U2-5385 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Munich (Germany), was climbing out of Gatwick's runway 26L when the crew suspected a bird might have impacted the aircrft. In the absence of any abnormal indications the crew continued the flight to Munich for a safe landing on runway 26R and taxied to the apron.

The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight U2-5386, the flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 18 hours, then positioned as flight U2-9007 to London Gatwick and resumed service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-5385

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
G-EZAI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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