Event Details

Title:Birdstrike on approach, Airbus A320, EI-DEA, Cork Airport, October 11, 2005
Micro summary:This A320 collided with birds on approach.
Event Time:2005-10-11 at 0955 UTC
File Name:2005-10-11-IE.pdf
Publishing Agency:Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU)
Publishing Country:Ireland
Report number:2005-030
Site of event:Cork Airport
Departure:Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Destination:Cork International Airport, Cork, Ireland
Airplane Type(s):Airbus A320
Flight Phase:Approach
Operator(s):Aer Lingus
Type of flight:Revenue
Serious Injuries:0
Other Injuries:0
Executive Summary: On final approach to Runway (RWY) 35 at Cork Airport, the Commander observed a large flock of birds lifting off the ground and elected to carry out a go-around. During this manoeuvre a number of birds struck the aircraft. A normal approach and landing was subsequently completed.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Birdstrike
Consequence - Damage - Airframe or fuselage
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