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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216397
Last updated: 12 September 2020
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Date:17-OCT-2018
Time:c. 14:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232 (WL)
Owner/operator:Vueling
Registration: EC-MKM
C/n / msn: 7017
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Lampedusa Airport (LMP/LICD) -   Italy
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF)
Destination airport:Lampedusa Airport (LMP/LICD)
Narrative:
Vueling flight VY6470 struck birds during approach to Lampedusa Airport, Italy.
The return flight was cancelled and the aircraft was ferried to Barcelona, Spain, the next day. It resumed service on the evening of October 18.

Sources:

https://italiavola.com/2018/10/18/bird-strike-a-lampedusa-per-un-aereo-vueling/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ec-mkm#1e3e091f


Images:

Photo of EC-MKM courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
24 May 2017; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

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19-Oct-2018 06:58 harro Added

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