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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184276
Last updated: 23 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-112
Owner/operator:Brussels Airlines
Registration: OO-SSC
C/n / msn: 1086
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 140
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR) -   Belgium
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR)
Destination airport:Marrakech Airport (RAK/GMMX)
An Airbus A319-112, OO-SSC, operating flight HQ816 to Marrakech, Morocco, returned to land at Brussels Airport, Belgium following a birdstrike.
The aircraft took off from runway 25R at 06:20 local time and initially climbed to an altitude of 7000 feet. A holding pattern was flown at 6000 feet to the east of Brussels. A safe landing was performed on runway 25R at 07:20 hours.
A spokesman of Brussels Airlines reported that the bird was ingested by one of the engines.

The flight was operated by Brussels Airlines on behalf of Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium.



Photo of OO-SSC courtesy

Edinburgh (EGPH / EDI)
23 June 2019; (c) David Unsworth

Revision history:

07-Feb-2016 10:29 Chieftain Added
07-Feb-2016 10:32 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
07-Feb-2016 10:36 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]

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