PIA A320 at Peshawar on Jul 11th 2017, bird strike

Last Update: July 13, 2017 / 11:05:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-218

Aircraft Registration
AP-BLB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration AP-BLB performing flight PK-218 from Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) to Peshawar (Pakistan), was on approach to Peshawar's runway 35 when a bird impacted the left hand wing root fairing causing a fairing panel above the wing to detach and depart the airframe. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 35.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 10.5 hours until the panel was replaced, then resumed service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-218

Aircraft Registration
AP-BLB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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