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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267933
Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Date:20-SEP-2021
Time:c. 17:45 UTC
Type:Airbus A321-211 (WL)
Owner/operator:Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Registration: VP-BAE
MSN: 7193
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI) -   Russia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE)
Destination airport:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI)
Narrative:
Aeroflot Russian Airlines flight SU28, an Airbus A321-211, suffered a bird strike to the right-hand flap section.
The return flight was cancelled.
The bird hit was discovered after landing at Saint Petersburg. The incident likely occurred during approach or landing, but this has not been confirmed.

Sources:

https://t.me/aviaincident/10948
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vp-bae#29386884


Images:

Photo of VP-BAE courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
18 July 2021; (c) Dean Gibbs

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Sep-2021 14:28 harro Added
21-Sep-2021 14:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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