Airblue A320 at Multan on Mar 21st 2017, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: March 21, 2017 / 22:47:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Airblue

Flight number
PA-872

Aircraft Registration
AP-EDH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Airblue Airbus A320-200, registration AP-EDH performing flight PA-872 from Multan (Pakistan) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), was accelerating for takeoff from runway 36 when the left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a bird prompting the crew to reject takeoff at high speed (about 110 knots over ground). The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 7 hours after the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Airblue

Flight number
PA-872

Aircraft Registration
AP-EDH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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