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Etihad Airways A320 Hits Wild Boar at Islamabad Airport

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According to news sources, an Etihad Airways Airbus A320 flight from Abu Dhabi hit a wild boar during landing roll at Islamabad International Airport.

The animal was struck by aircraft's right main landing gear and its dead body was found on Runway 28L.

Seems it was Etihad Airways flight EY233 from Abu Dhabi performed by Airbus A320 (A6-EIW) that landed on Islamabad Airport Runway 28L at 5:59 PM. The flight was scheduled to arrive at 6:20 PM.

The A320 departed from Islamabad at 8:26 PM as flight EY234 to Abu Dhabi. The flight was scheduled to depart at 8:35 PM.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/a6-eiw

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Islamabad International Airport Runway 10R/28L and Runway 10L/28R.

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Re: Etihad Airways A320 Hits Wild Boar at Islamabad Airport

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A bit alarming how that managed to get onto the airfield.

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Abbas Ali wrote: Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:07 pm
Seems it was Etihad Airways flight EY233 from Abu Dhabi performed by Airbus A320 (A6-EIW) that landed on Islamabad Airport Runway 28L at 5:59 PM. The flight was scheduled to arrive at 6:20 PM.

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Poor animal was crossing the runway as per scheduled arrival time. Should have checked latest arrivals details instead. :D :D :D

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According to Pakistan CAA spokesperson, the wild boar had entered the airfield by digging under the perimeter fence. The animal was crushed to death by aircraft landing gear tyres.

https://urdu.arynews.tv/aircraft-wheels ... b-airport/

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According to news report on following link, the wild boar was hit by a landing gear tyre of Airbus A320 flight from Abu Dhabi in the evening of Saturday (January 18) at Islamabad Airport. The pilot informed Islamabad airport authorities about the collision. The A320 did not suffer any damage.

Airport authorities are investigating the incident. It's suspected that the animal entered the airport airside through a drain or by digging under perimeter fence.

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPup ... e=20200120

On January 18, Etihad Airways Airbus A320 (registration A6-EII) flight EY233 from Abu Dhabi landed in Islamabad at 6:15 PM. The flight was scheduled to land in Islamabad at 6:20 PM. The A320 departed from Islamabad at 8:33 PM as flight EY234 to Abu Dhabi. The flight was scheduled to depart from Islamabad at 8:35 PM.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/a6-eii

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Information on The Aviation Herald.

http://avherald.com/h?article=4d232635&opt=0

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A typical wild boar seen in Islamabad. Airport perimeter fence security monitoring is the responsibility of Airports Security Force (ASF), said Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) spokesperson.

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