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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163897
Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-211
Owner/operator:TAP Portugal
Registration: CS-TJG
MSN: 1713
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Lajes Field (LPLA), Lajes, Terceira Island, Azores -   Portugal
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Lajes Field (TER/LPLA)
Destination airport:Lisbon Portela (LIS/LPPT)
TAP Flight 1855 was at 7000 feet during climb out when the crew reported a bird strike. They returned to Lajes Field and made a safe landing 20 minutes later. No injuries were reported.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Oct 2017 CS-TJG TAP Air Portugal 0 Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF) unk


Photo of CS-TJG courtesy

Lisbon (LPPT / LIS)
21 June 2019; (c) Kas van Zonneveld

Revision history:

16-Feb-2014 15:10 Alexander Wyche Added
16-Feb-2014 17:27 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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