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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228796
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:07-SEP-2019
Time:c. 10:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-170STD (ERJ-170-100)
Owner/operator:Flybe
Registration: G-FBJI
MSN: 17000355
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 80
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Cardiff Airport, Vale of Glamorgan -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cardiff-Wales Airport (CWL/EGFF)
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Narrative:
A Flybe Embraer ERJ-175, registration G-FBJI performing flight BE-4565 from Cardiff, Wales (UK) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was accelerating for take off from Cardiff's runway 30 when one of the engines (CF34) ingested a bird prompting the crew to reject take off. The aircraft slowed safely and stopped on the runway, emergency services responded.

The airline reported the aircraft received a bird strike prompting the crew to reject take off. A replacement Embraer ERJ-175 registration G-FBJF reached Paris with a delay of about 2:40 hours. The occurrence aircraft was still on the ground in Cardiff about 33 hours after the rejected take off.

Sources:

1. https://sports.yahoo.com/plane-abandons-takeoff-at-cardiff-airport-after-bird-is-sucked-into-engine-183711776.html
2. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/be4565
3. http://www.southwalesaviationgroup.co.uk/2019/09/log-saturday-07092019.html
4. https://www.aeroinside.com/item/13692/flybe-e175-at-cardiff-on-sep-7th-2019-rejected-takeoff-due-to-bird-strike
5. https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/plane-evacuated-cardiff-airport-after-16881747
6. https://www.itv.com/news/wales/2019-09-08/passengers-evacuated-from-plane-at-cardiff-airport-after-bird-flies-into-engine
7. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7438695/Holidaymakers-evacuated-plane-Cardiff-Airport-jet-blows-seconds-off.html
8. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9883603/plane-evacuated-cardiff-airport-engine-blows-take-off-bird/

Media:

Embraer ERJ-170STD (ERJ-170-100) G-FBJI at Amsterdam/Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands 7 July 2013:G-FBJI Flybe Embraer ERJ-175STD (ERJ-170-200) - cn 17000355 pic3G-FBJI Flybe Embraer ERJ-175STD (ERJ-170-200) - cn 17000355 pic7

Images:

Photo of G-FBJI courtesy AirHistory.net


Maastricht / Aachen (EHBK / MST)
14 November 2021; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2019 20:13 Geno Added
07-Sep-2019 20:31 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2019 12:37 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
08-Sep-2019 14:29 harro Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Narrative]
09-Sep-2019 05:42 streetf117 Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2020 20:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Oct-2020 00:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
17-Oct-2020 00:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]

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