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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58462
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Time:11:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-112
Registration: I-BIMC
MSN: 2057
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Firenze -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:FLR
Destination airport:FCO
The flight AZ1678 struck two black-bellied plovers while rotating for takeoff. As the crew noticed no abnormal indications, the crew decided to continue to destination however at low level. The airplane landed safely in Rome after cruising at FL130.



Photo of I-BIMC courtesy

Brussels - National / Melsbroek (EBBR / EBMB / BRU)
3 March 2010; (c) Freek Blokzijl

Revision history:

11-Jan-2009 10:19 Certosino Added

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