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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227394
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Time:12:37 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-2Q8 (WL)
Owner/operator:Aer Lingus
Registration: EI-LBT
MSN: 28170/801
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Dublin Airport (DUB) -   Ireland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW)
Destination airport:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL)
Aer Lingus flight EI115, a Boeing 757-200, returned to land at Dublin Airport, Ireland, after suffering a bird strike on departure from runway 28. The aircraft landed safely back at Dublin almost 30 minutes after takeoff.
It is understood that at least one bird was ingested by the no.2 engine resulting in engine flame-out.




Photo of EI-LBT courtesy

Dublin (EIDW / DUB)
19 January 2019; (c) Fergal Goodman

Revision history:

20-Jul-2019 14:09 harro Added
20-Jul-2019 14:10 harro Updated [Departure airport, Embed code]
20-Jul-2019 17:03 harro Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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