Bird strike Incident Airbus A320-271N VT-WGJ, 05 Mar 2019
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Time:14:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-271N
Registration: VT-WGJ
MSN: 7737
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Patna Airport (PAT/VEPT) -   India
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Destination airport:Patna Airport (PAT/VEPT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
GoAir flight G8217 suffered a bird strike shortly before landing at Patna Airport, India. The aircraft resumed service the next day.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 Sep 2018 VT-WGJ GoAir 0 near Bengaluru (Bangalore) International Airport (BLR/VOBL) min

Revision history:

07-Mar-2019 19:19 harro Added
07-Mar-2019 19:20 harro Updated [Location]

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