Smartlynx Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off due to Bird Strike

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By George Hatcher

SmartlynxSmartlynx Airlines flight QS-1478 rejected take off from Brno, Czech Republic, on August 28th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Bourgas, Bulgaria, when its right hand engine ingested a bird, prompting the crew to reject take off.

The plane safely returned to the apron.

There were 139 passengers and 6 members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

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