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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237590
Last updated: 3 December 2020
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Time:17:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:Wizz Air
Registration: HA-LWJ
C/n / msn: 4683
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Eindhoven Airport (EIN/EHEH) -   Netherlands
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Eindhoven Airport (EIN/EHEH)
Destination airport:Skopje International Airport (SKP/LWSK)
Wizz Air flight W67716 (callsign Wizzair 3769), an Airbus A320, suffered a bird strike on departure from Eindhoven Airport, the Netherlands.
The aircraft took off from runway 21 at 17:29 hours local time and struck one or more birds at 500 feet altitude. The flight crew issued a Pan Pan call and requested a holding pattern to troubleshoot. They reported an unreliable airspeed indication. After consulting with their company, it was decided the aircraft could continue the flight to Skopje, North Macedonia. The flight left the holding after 15 minutes and proceeded towards their destination.




Photo of HA-LWJ courtesy

Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)
12 July 2011; (c) Ian Howat

Revision history:

01-Jul-2020 18:44 harro Added
01-Jul-2020 18:45 harro Updated [Narrative]

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