TAP A320 at Praia on Jul 28th 2016, bird strike
Last Update: August 1, 2016 / 23:06:50 GMT/Zulu time
The flight was cancelled.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 20 hours, then positioned to Lisbon (Portugal) and resumed service.
On Aug 1st 2016 The Aviation Herald learned the right hand engine ingested multiple birds upon rotation from Praia resulting in engine vibrations. The engine was kept running while the aircraft diverted to Sal to take advantage of the longer runway available (3000 meters in Sal, 1900 meters in Praia).
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