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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215707
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:24-SEP-2018
Time:c. 09:17 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic BCS3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bombardier CSeries CS300 (A220-300)
Owner/operator:Air Baltic
Registration: YL-CSB
MSN: 55004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Riga International Airport (RIX/EVRA) -   Latvia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE/LOWW)q
Destination airport:Riga International Airport (RIX/EVRA)
Narrative:
Air Baltic flight BT432 sustained a bird strike while on approach to runway 18 at Riga International Airport, Latvia.
The aircraft sustained damage to the nose radome.

Air Baltic confirmed to the Latvian news outlet Jauns.lv that flight BT432 of September 24 was involved in this incident. Aviation websites speculate that instead, flight BT629 (CS300 YL-CSC) hit a bird on takeoff and returned to the airport on September 25.

The aircraft was manufactured by Bombardier as a CSeries CS300 in 2016. As of July 2018, the model was renamed Airbus A220-300.

Sources:

http://jauns.lv/raksts/bizness/298175-foto-airbaltic-lidmasina-pec-sadursmes-ar-putnu-baru-nolaizas-riga-ar-asinim-klatu-prieksgalu

Media:


Images:

Photo of YL-CSB courtesy AirHistory.net


Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
6 July 2021; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Sep-2018 13:08 harro Added
26-Sep-2018 13:13 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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