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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210463
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Time:c. 15:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Registration: G-EZBD
C/n / msn: 2873
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Menorca-Mahón Airport (MAH/LEMH) -   Spain
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Menorca-Mahón Airport (MAH/LEMH)
Destination airport:London-Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW)
Easyjet flight U22256 returned to land after it suffered a bird strike on departure from Mahón Airport on the island of Menorca, Spain.
The aircraft took off from runway 01 at 15:30 UTC. During departure one or more birds were ingested in one of the engines. The climb was arrested at 3000 feet and the aircraft circled back for a safe landing on runway 01 at 15:55 UTC.



Photo of G-EZBD courtesy

London - Luton (EGGW / LTN)
8 February 2011; (c) Tom Cole

Revision history:

05-May-2018 17:41 harro Added

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