Bird strike Incident Airbus A319-133 B-6054, Saturday 5 May 2012
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Date:Saturday 5 May 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A319-133
Owner/operator:Sichuan Airlines
Registration: B-6054
MSN: 2510
Year of manufacture:2005
Engine model:IAE V2527M-A5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (WUH/ ZHHH) -   China
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Nantong Airport
Destination airport:Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (WUH/ ZHHH)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Sichuan Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration B-6054 performing flight 3U-8986 from Nantong to Wuhan (China), was on approach to Wuhan when the aircraft suffered a bird strike. The crew continued for a safe landing in Wuhan. No injuries occurred.
The aircraft received substantial damage as post flight inspection showed the bird went through the #1 slat of the left wing and caused damage to a wing rib.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

14 September 2010 B-6054 Sichuan Airlines 0 Wuxi Airport (WUX/ZSWX) non

Revision history:

07-May-2012 05:35 ryan Added
07-May-2012 05:37 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
12-May-2012 13:01 bp Updated [Source, Narrative]

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