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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225453
Last updated: 31 May 2019
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Date:25-MAY-2019
Time:12:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Owner/operator:easyJet
Registration: G-EZDJ
C/n / msn: 3544
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near London-Stansted Airport, Stansted, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London-Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS)
Destination airport:Ibiza Airport (IBZ/LEIB)
Narrative:
An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZDJ performing flight U2-3043 from London Stansted,EN (UK) to Ibiza, Spain, was climbing out of Stansted's runway 22 when an engine (CFM56) ingested a bird. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the climb but stopped the climb at FL260 and decided to return to Stansted. The aircraft landed safely back on Stansted's runway 22 about 50 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration G-EZWU reached Ibiza with a delay of about 6 hours.

Sources:

1. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-ezdj#20a47ccc
2. http://avherald.com/h?article=4c864e8c&opt=0
3. https://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-news/london-stansted-airport-easyjet-plane-2908473


Images:

Photo of G-EZDJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Glasgow - International (EGPF / GLA)
29 November 2017; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-May-2019 17:36 harro Added
26-May-2019 07:16 David Crawt Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
31-May-2019 19:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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