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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163653
Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:31-JAN-2014
Time:06:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Air Malta
Registration: 9H-AEQ
C/n / msn: 3068
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Athens, Attica -   Greece
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Malta Int'l (MLA/LMML)
Destination airport:Athens Int'l (ATHENS/LGAV)
Narrative:
During the final ILS approach, the plane struck a bird. The flight crew continued their landing procedure and landed on runway 03L
The A320 operated flight Air Malta flight KM780/1 Malta-Athens-Sofia-Athens-Malta.

Sources:

http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2014-01-31/news/air-malta-flight-involved-in-bird-strike-accident-3833987072/

https://www.planespotters.net/Aviation_Photos/photo.show?id=426013&size=l


Images:

Photo of 9H-AEQ courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
12 April 2010; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2014 09:58 Alexander Wyche Added
01-Feb-2014 09:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
01-Feb-2014 12:27 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
15-Feb-2014 02:15 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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