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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58515
Last updated: 23 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Registration: XA-JCV
C/n / msn: 3514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 110
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Guadalajara -   Mexico
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:GDL
Destination airport:SJD
The flight 4O-809 struck a vulture with its left engine while departing, forcing the crew to shut the engine down and return to Guadalajara. Passengers reported, that the airplane shook after the bird was ingested and the smell of burned feathers developed in the cabin.



Photo of XA-JCV courtesy

Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
13 March 2015; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

17-Jan-2009 12:08 Certosino Added
17-Jan-2009 12:17 harro Updated
13-Apr-2010 10:20 hggultek Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]

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