Bird strike Incident Airbus A320-233 (WL) 9N-AKW,
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Date:Saturday 27 May 2023
Time:08:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-233 (WL)
Owner/operator:Nepal Airlines
Registration: 9N-AKW
MSN: 6445
Engine model:IAE V2527E-A5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT) -   Nepal
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT)
Destination airport:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR/VOBG)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Nepal Airlines flight RA225, an Airbus A320-233, suffered a bird strike on departure from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM), Nepal.
The flight returned for a safe landing 32 minutes after takeoff.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

30 August 2016 9N-AKW Nepal Airlines 0 Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT) min
Tire failure
24 March 2023 9N-AKW Nepal Airlines 0 S of Kathmandu non
Near miss with other aircraft

Revision history:

28-May-2023 06:01 harro Added

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