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 Pages: 3 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 Registration(s): EI-DEA Operator(s): Aer Lingus Type of flight: Revenue Occupants: 102 Fatalities: 0 Serious Injuries: 0 Minor/Non-Injured: 102 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.
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