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Incident: GoAir A20N at Delhi on Nov 18th 2017, bird strike

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A GoAir Airbus A320-200N, performing flight G8-140 from Delhi to Patna with 174 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Delhi’s runway 28 when a bird impacted the aircraft prompting the crew to stop the climb at FL150 and return to Delhi for a safe landing on runway 27 about 20 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the nose of the aircraft sustained damage.

A replacement A320-200  reached Patna with a delay of 2.5 hours.

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