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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269459
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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)
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.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

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


Photo of EC-MGE courtesy

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

Revision history:

08-Nov-2021 10:47 harro Added

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