Incident Airbus A320-214 HB-IHY,
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Date:Saturday 18 December 2021
Time:13:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Edelweiss Air
Registration: HB-IHY
MSN: 947
Year of manufacture:1999
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5B4/P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH) -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Destination airport:Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ/LEST)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Edelweiss Air flight WK224, an Airbus A320-214, suffered a bird strike on takeoff from runway 10 at Zürich-Kloten Airport.
The flight crew rejected the takeoff and taxied back to a stand.
A photo of the no.1 engine shows damage to some fan blade tips, suggesting one or more birds were ingested.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 October 2023 HB-IHY Edelweiss 0 Zurich International Airport (ZRH) min


Revision history:

18-Dec-2021 14:57 harro Added
18-Dec-2021 14:58 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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