Bird strike Incident Airbus A321-271NX G-WUKP,
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Date:Monday 8 August 2022
Time:13:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A21N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A321-271NX
Owner/operator:Wizz Air UK
Registration: G-WUKP
MSN: 10357
Year of manufacture:2021
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney PW1133G-JM
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:between London-Gatwick and Catania -   Italy
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK)
Destination airport:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA/LICC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Wizz Air UK flight W95793, an Airbus A321neo, suffered two big dents in the nose cone. It is unclear what caused these dents.
No clear signs of bird remains or hail are present in the photos of the aircraft when it was arriving at Catania.



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08-Aug-2022 17:04 harro Added

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