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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142417
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GKXE
MSN: 1879
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Toulouse -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Toulouse Airport
Destination airport:Paris-Orly Airport
On takeoff for a flight from Toulouse to Paris Orly (France) an Air France Airbus A320-200 suffered several dozens of bird strikes on the nose, both wings, both engines and tail plane when climbing out of Toulouse's runway 32R.

The crew returned to Toulouse for a safe landing on runway 32L about 15 minutes after departure.



© Florent Peraudeau


Photo of F-GKXE courtesy

Toulouse - Blagnac (LFBO / TLS)
3 February 2012; (c) T.Laurent

Revision history:

10-Feb-2012 02:39 bp Added
10-Feb-2021 19:42 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]

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