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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71217
Last updated: 11 October 2019
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Date:06-JAN-2010
Time:10:45 loc
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-112
Owner/operator:Meridiana
Registration: EI-DFP
C/n / msn: 1048
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Firenze -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Firenze - FLR
Destination airport:Madrid - MAD
Narrative:
The flight IG-3613 struck two birds while rotating for takeoff. The crew continued the takeoff and decided to return to Florence, where the airplane landed safely about 15 minutes after departure.
Following an examination, the airplane departed again and reached Madrid with a total delay of approximately 70 minutes.

Sources:

http://avherald.com/h?article=42569fb3&opt=0


Images:

Photo of EI-DFP courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
8 December 2009; (c) Peter de Jong

Revision history:

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08-Jan-2010 10:48 Certosino Added

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