Iberia Express A320 at Santa Cruz de la Palma on Jun 25th 2017, flock of birds
Last Update: June 26, 2017 / 21:47:11 GMT/Zulu time
A ground observer at Santa Cruz de la Palma became aware of the aircraft just as it became airborne and reported the engine sound of the aircraft had changed, the aircraft sounded like a turbo prop instead of a jet.
The airline reported the aircraft encountered a flock of birds and diverted to Las Palmas for technical reasons. The engines are being overhauled. The passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Las Palmas about 30 hours after landing.
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