Bird strike Incident Airbus A320-271N VT-ITK, 09 Apr 2017
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Time:c. 13:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:IndiGo Airlines
Registration: VT-ITK
MSN: 7001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Raipur Swami Vivekananda Airport (RPR/VARP) -   India
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Raipur Swami Vivekananda Airport (RPR/VARP)
Destination airport:Kolkata-Netaji Subhas Chandra Airport (CCU/VECC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
IndiGo flight 6E252, an Airbus A320neo, returned to land at Raipur Airport in India after suffering a bird strike.
The aircraft departed Raipur Airport's runway 06 at 13:48 UTC. A bird impacted and damaged the nose cone as the aircraft was climbing after takeoff. The aircraft entered a holding pattern and returned for a safe landing on runway 24 at 14:25 UTC.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 Jul 2019 VT-ITK IndiGo Airlines 0 Patna Airport (PAT/VEPT) unk



Revision history:

09-Apr-2017 16:52 harro Added
09-Apr-2017 16:53 harro Updated [Embed code, Photo, ]
13-Jul-2018 19:09 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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