Bird strike Incident Airbus A320-214 AP-BLB,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 378448
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Date:Sunday 31 March 2024
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-214
Registration: AP-BLB
MSN: 2155
Year of manufacture:2004
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5B4/P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Islamabad International Airport (ISB/OPIS) -   Pakistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Islamabad International Airport (ISB/OPIS)
Destination airport:Quetta International Airport (UET/OPQT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A PIA Airbus A320-214, performing flight PIA325, sustained a bird strike after takeoff from Islamad International Airport (ISB/OPIS)
The aircraft returned to the airport and landed safely about half an our after departure and was taken out of service.

Sources: (photo)

History of this aircraft

Ex B-6016, F-WWDU

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
8 October 2014 AP-BLB Pakistan International Airlines - PIA 0 nr Lahore min
Windscreen cracks or failure

Revision history:

31-Mar-2024 08:48 gerard57 Added
31-Mar-2024 09:22 ASN Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2024 09:22 ASN Updated [Location]
31-Mar-2024 09:56 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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