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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Fecha:martes 27 marzo 2018
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Registración: G-EZMK
Numéro de série: 2370
Año de Construcción: 2004-12-06 (13 years 4 months)
Motores: 2 CFMI CFM56-5B5/P
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 124
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 130
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Murcia-San Javier Airport (MJV) (   España)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Murcia-San Javier Airport (MJV/LELC), España
Aeropuerto de Llegada:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK), Reino Unido
Número de Vuelo:U28552
EasyJet flight 8552, an Airbus A319, aborted the takeoff from runway 23L at Murcia-San Javier Airport, Spain, after suffering a bird strike. Birds (reportedly seagulls) were ingested in both engines. Consequently the aircraft was not able to leave the runway after having come to a stop. The runway was closed for 90 minutes to allow the aircraft to be towed to the platform.
The aircraft was grounded pending repairs. The passengers continued to London-Gatwick on a replacement aircraft.

Repairs were completed and the aircraft was ferried to London-Gatwick on April 10, 2018.

Probable Cause:

Because the accident occurred on an airport owned by Spanish Air Force, the accident investigation report was not made public.



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Distance from Murcia-San Javier Airport to London-Gatwick Airport as the crow flies is 1478 km (924 miles).

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