Austrian Airlines A319 Received A Number of Bird Impacts at Amsterdam

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An Austrian Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration OE-LDD performing flight OS-375 from Vienna (Austria) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was on approach to Amsterdam’s runway 18C when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds at about 2000 feet and received a number of bird impacts.

The aircraft continued for a safe landing on the runway. After landing the crew reported operations normal, they had received two heavy bird strikes.

The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight OS-376, which needed to be cancelled.