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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149488
Last updated: 9 October 2021
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Time:20:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Registration: G-EZGG
MSN: 4640
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Newcastle International Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Newcastle Airport (NCL/EGNT)
Destination airport:Bristol Lulsgate Airport (BRS/EGGD)
An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZGG performing flight U2-569 from Newcastle,EN to Bristol,EN (UK) with 148 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Newcastle's runway 25 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and ingested a number of birds into an engine (CFM56) prompting the crew to level off at FL110 and return to Newcastle for a safe landing on runway 25 about 15 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A319-100 registration G-EZGO reached Bristol with a delay of 4 hours.




Photo of G-EZGG courtesy

Toulouse - Blagnac (LFBO / TLS)
28 January 2013; (c) T.Laurent

Revision history:

06-Oct-2012 11:53 Alpine Flight Added
25-Oct-2012 00:59 steve the humberside Updated [Registration, Cn]
21-Dec-2014 01:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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