Bird strike Incident Airbus A380-841 G-XLED, Monday 26 September 2022
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Date:Monday 26 September 2022
Time:06:11 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A380-841
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-XLED
MSN: 144
Year of manufacture:2013
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 970B-84
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR) -   South Africa
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR)
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Narrative:
British Airways flight BA55, an Airbus A380-841, suffered a bird strike while on approach to Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), South Africa.
The aircraft was not able to carry out the return leg back to London-Heathrow Airport.

Sources:

https://twitter.com/IanSlaterPhoto1/status/1574430409806516224
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-xled#2d9b1de0

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Sep-2022 18:04 harro Added
26-Sep-2022 18:05 harro Updated [Location, Narrative, ]

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