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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219705
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Time:c 20:22 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Air Arabia Maroc
Registration: CN-NMI
MSN: 5206
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM) -   Netherlands
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Destination airport:Nador International Airport (NDR/GMMW)
Air Arabia Maroc flight 3O122 from Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport to Nador, Morocco returned to land at Schiphol Airport after suffering a birdstrike to the no.2 engine.
The aircraft, an Airbus A320, took off from runway 18L at 20:21 hours local time. The flight crew arrested the climb at 4000 feet and turned back. A safe landing was carried out on runway 18C at 20:45.
After vacating and stopping for inspection, fire services found damage to the engine.




Photo of CN-NMI courtesy

Brussels - National / Melsbroek (EBBR / EBMB / BRU)
7 July 2021; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

19-Dec-2018 06:59 harro Added

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