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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215709
Last updated: 16 September 2020
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Date:26-SEP-2018
Time:11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-216
Owner/operator:Alitalia
Registration: EI-EIE
C/n / msn: 4536
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 98
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Trieste-Ronchi dei Legionari Airport (TRS/LIPQ) -   Italy
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Trieste-Ronchi dei Legionari Airport (TRS/LIPQ)
Destination airport:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF)
Narrative:
Alitalia flight AZ1358 returned to land at Trieste Airport, Italy, after suffering a bird strike on departure. The aircraft, an Airbus A320, turned back and landed on runway 09, the reciprocal runway, twelve minutes after takeoff.
It was subsequently grounded for inspections as one or more birds had been ingested by one of the engines.

Sources:

http://www.ansa.it/friuliveneziagiulia/notizie/2018/09/26/bird-strike-a-trieste-aereo-rientra-in-pista_9320afa9-0005-451a-8b1a-d0ddd5cf5039.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ei-eie#1dffe080


Images:

Photo of EI-EIE courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
9 December 2015; (c) Fred Willemsen

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Sep-2018 18:31 harro Added

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