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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149488
Last updated: 28 July 2019
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Date:04-OCT-2012
Time:20:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319
Owner/operator:easyJet
Registration: G-EZGG
C/n / msn: 4640
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Newcastle International Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Newcastle Airport (NCL/EGNT)
Destination airport:Bristol Lulsgate Airport (BRS/EGGD)
Narrative:
An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZGG performing flight U2-569 from Newcastle,EN to Bristol,EN (UK) with 148 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Newcastle's runway 25 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and ingested a number of birds into an engine (CFM56) prompting the crew to level off at FL110 and return to Newcastle for a safe landing on runway 25 about 15 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A319-100 registration G-EZGO reached Bristol with a delay of 4 hours.

Sources:

1. http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/9970626.Birdstrike_forces_easyJet_flight_to_return_to_Newcastle/
2. https://www.aeroinside.com/item/1265/easyjet-a319-at-newcastle-on-oct-4th-2012-bird-strike
3. http://avherald.com/h?article=4571b613&opt=0
4. http://travel.aol.co.uk/2012/10/07/birdstrike-forces-easyjet-flight-to-return-to-newcastle/
5. http://www.plane-mad.com/forums/newcastle/ncl6000-into-october-at-ncl.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2012 11:53 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
25-Oct-2012 00:59 steve the humberside Updated [Registration, Cn]
21-Dec-2014 01:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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