Swiss Airbus A220 Suffers Bird Ingestion In Madrid, Makes Safe Landing
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May 15, 2019 - by Nick John Whittle for simpleflying.com
A Swiss International Airlines A220 made a safe landing at Madrid airport on Monday 13th May, despite suffering a bird strike on its final approach.
HB-JBG from Zurich to Madrid was on final approach to Madrid–Barajas runway 32R when one of its engines ingested a bird. The incident occurred at about 07:10 UTC.
The Swiss A220 (formerly Bombardier C-Series) continued its approach and landed safely. However, its return to Kloten was delayed for 16 hours due to a damaged engine, according to AirInside...