Aer Lingus A330-300 EI-DUZ departed Dublin as EI9018 to position to Beijing Capital early this afternoon, however the aircraft stopped the climb at 2,500ft following a bird strike and returned immediately to Dublin for a safe landing.
Aer Lingus A320 EI-DVN operating EI930 Belfast City – London Heathrow encountered a bird strike on take off this morning so stopped the climb at 4,500ft, entered a hold to work checklists then diverted to Belfast International for a safe landing. The flight, and...
Aer Lingus A320 EI-DVM operating EI765 Tenerife South – Dublin stopped the climb at 15,000 ft this afternoon following a suspected bird strike and returned to Tenerife South for a safe landing. The aircraft was able to complete the flight following...
Aer Lingus A321 EI-CPE operating EI451 Naples – Dublin encountered a bird strike on take off from Naples this afternoon, stopped the climb at 9,000 ft and returned to Naples for a safe landing. The flight was subsequently cancelled.
Aer Lingus A330-300 EI-FNG operated EI139 Dublin – Boston this afternoon, however the return EI138 was cancelled after the aircraft encountered engine damage due to a bird strike on landing.
Aer Lingus A320 EI-DVM operating EI338 Dublin – Berlin Schoenefeld encountered a bird strike to the #1 engine on rotation from Dublin this evening. Crew stopped the climb at 5,000 ft and returned to Dublin for a safe landing.
Aer Lingus A320 EI-DEM operating EI168 Dublin – London Heathrow returned to Dublin shortly after take off this afternoon having encountered multiple bird strikes on take off. The flight and the return EI169 were subsequently cancelled.