Lufthansa A320 at Tallinn on Sep 14th 2016, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: September 14, 2016 / 21:00:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-885

Aircraft Registration
D-AIZN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIZN performing flight LH-885 from Tallinn (Estonia) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was accelerating for takeoff from Tallinn's runway 26 when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to a bird strike. The aircraft slowed safely, vacated the runway at the penultimate exit and taxied to the very next apron.

Following examination of the airframe the aircraft was able to taxi out again, departed from runway 08 about 30 minutes after the rejected takeoff and reached Frankfurt with a delay of 15 minutes.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-885

Aircraft Registration
D-AIZN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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