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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197023
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Time:c. 13:08 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-190LR (ERJ-190-100 LR)
Owner/operator:Lufthansa CityLine
Registration: D-AECA
MSN: 19000327
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 67
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF) -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF)
Destination airport:Florence-Peretola Airport (FLR/LIRQ)
Lufthansa flight LH312 returned to land at Frankfurt International Airport in Germany following a bird strike on departure.
The aircraft, and Embraer ERJ-190LR, took off from runway 18 at 13:06 hours local time. Multiple birds were ingested by one of the engines, forcing the crew to arrest the climb at 4000 feet and circle back for an emergency landing.
While on downwind for runway 25L the flight began squawking 7700. A safe landing was made at 13:18 hours on runway 25L.




Photo of D-AECA courtesy

Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
14 December 2020; (c) Shaun Connor

Revision history:

28-Jul-2017 12:58 harro Added
28-Jul-2017 13:00 harro Updated [Narrative]
28-Jul-2017 13:14 harro Updated [Narrative, Photo, ]

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