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Date:08-NOV-2021
Time:07:44 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232 (WL)
Owner/operator:Vueling Airlines
Registration: EC-MGE
MSN: 6607
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Barcelona Airport (BCN) -   Spain
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Barcelona-El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport (BCN/LEBL)
Destination airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Narrative:
Vueling Airlines flight VY6246, an Airbus A320-232, suffered a bird strike on departure from Barcelona Airport, Spain.
The flight crew elected to return to Barcelona, where it landed safely, 38 minutes after takeoff.

Sources:

https://www.preferente.com/noticias-de-transportes/noticias-de-aerolineas/un-avion-choca-contra-un-pajaro-y-regresa-al-aeropuerto-de-barcelona-313568.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ec-mge#29c991c0

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 Mar 2016 EC-MGE Vueling 0 Bilbao Airport (BIO/LEBB) min


Images:

Photo of EC-MGE courtesy AirHistory.net


Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
23 September 2019; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

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