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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213082
Last updated: 19 July 2018
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Date:05-JUL-2018
Time:16:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Owner/operator:easyJet
Registration: G-EZGB
C/n / msn: 4437
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Southend Airport (SEN/EGMC), Southend, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Southend Airport (SEN/EGMC)
Destination airport:Málaga Airport (AGP/LEMG)
Narrative:
EasyJet flight U27435, an Airbus A319-111, diverted to London-Stansted Airport, U.K. after suffering a bird strike on departure from Southend Airport. The flight took off from runway 06 at Southend Airport at 15:59 UTC when the crew reported a bird strike into an engine (CFM56), stopped the climb at 2000 feet and diverted to London's Stansted Airport for a safe landing on runway 22 at Stansted at 16:16 UTC.

The airline reported the aircraft received a bird strike. One of the engines is understood to have been hit by a large bird such as a seagull. The occurrence aircraft was still on the ground at Stansted Airport about 27 hours after landing.

Sources:

1. http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/16337429.emergency-plane-landing-after-bird-strikes-southend-easyjet-craft/
2. https://avherald.com/h?article=4bad0c68&opt=0
3. http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/16337429.Emergency_plane_landing_after_bird_strikes_aircraft/
4. https://www.facebook.com/YourSouthend/photos/a.675992885754007.1073741833.232590580094242/2013615998658349/?type=3&theater


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jul-2018 16:55 harro Added
09-Jul-2018 16:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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