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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180286
Last updated: 29 December 2020
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Date:09-OCT-2015
Time:18:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:Jetstar Airways
Registration: VH-VFH
C/n / msn: 5211
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:YBCS - Cairns enroute to Perth -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:YBCS - Cairns
Destination airport:YPPH - Perthy
Narrative:
Flight JQ978 returned for landing at Cairns due to a suspected birdstrike.
The aircraft took off from runway 15 at 18:47, landing back on the same runway 31 minutes later.

Sources:

http://www.cairnspost.com.au/news/cairns/jetstar-plane-bound-for-perth-forced-back-to-cairns-airport-after-apparent-bird-strike/story-fnjpusyw-1227563968954
https://www.flightradar24.com//data/flights/jq978/#7a6f57e



Images:

Photo of VH-VFH courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - International (YPAD / ADL)
27 November 2019; (c) Gavin Hughes

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2015 06:23 Petropavlovsk Added
10-Oct-2015 06:33 harro Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
10-Oct-2015 06:34 harro Updated [Source]

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