Bird strike Incident Airbus A320-214 9H-AEQ,
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Date:Friday 31 January 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Air Malta
Registration: 9H-AEQ
MSN: 3068
Year of manufacture:2007
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5B4/P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Athens, Attica -   Greece
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Malta Int'l (MLA/LMML)
Destination airport:Athens Int'l (ATHENS/LGAV)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During the final ILS approach, the plane struck a bird. The flight crew continued their landing procedure and landed on runway 03L
The A320 operated flight Air Malta flight KM780/1 Malta-Athens-Sofia-Athens-Malta.


Revision history:

01-Feb-2014 09:58 Alexander Wyche Added
01-Feb-2014 09:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
01-Feb-2014 12:27 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
15-Feb-2014 02:15 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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