Easyjet A319 at Manchester on Feb 2nd 2017, bird strike

Last Update: February 2, 2017 / 23:21:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-1897

Aircraft Registration
G-EZII

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZII performing flight U2-1897 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Berlin Schoenefeld (Germany), was in the initial climb out of Manchester's runway 23L when an engine (CFM56) ingested bird prompting the crew to level off at 6000 feet and return to Manchester for a safe landing on runway 23R about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement A319-100 registration G-EZFA reached Berlin with a delay of 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-1897

Aircraft Registration
G-EZII

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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