Easyjet Switzerland A320 at Santiago Compostela on Nov 20th 2016, bird strike

Last Update: November 21, 2016 / 20:57:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 20, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-1337

Aircraft Registration
HB-JYA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Switzerland Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Easyjet, registration HB-JYA performing flight U2-1337 from Geneva (Switzerland) to Santiago De Compostela,SP (Spain), was on approach to Santiago's runway 17 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received an impact against the fuselage. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 17.

The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight and is still on the ground about 38 hours after landing.

A replacement Easyjet A320-200 registration G-EZTH was dispatched to Santiago to perform the return flight U2-1338 and reached Geneva with a delay of 4.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JYA
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 20, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-1337

Aircraft Registration
HB-JYA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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