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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267396
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Date:06-SEP-2021
Time:c. 10:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:IndiGo Airlines
Registration: VT-IZF
MSN: 8541
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 105
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Guwahati-Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU/VEGT) -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Guwahati-Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU/VEGT)
Destination airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Narrative:
IndiGo Airlines flight 6E2329, an Airbus A320neo, returned to land at Guwahati, India, after suffering a bird strike on takeoff.
Engine no.2 ingested one or more birds, causing damage to fan blades.

Sources:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/delhi-bound-flight-hit-by-bird-during-take-off-lands-safely-at-guwahati/articleshow/85979329.cms
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vt-izf#290c78e5


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Sep-2021 15:43 harro Added
06-Sep-2021 15:43 harro Updated [Time, Location]
07-Sep-2021 05:32 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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