On September 17, 2009, a British Airways Airbus A319-131, powered by two International Aero Engines V2522-A5 engines, experienced a bird strike and subsequent engine stall in the No. 1 engine (left-hand) during climb after takeoff at approximately 5,000 feet. An in-flight engine shutdown was performed and the airplane was returned to the Copenhagen Airport (CPH), Denmark for an uneventful single-engine landing. The engine was removed and shipped to the Rolls-Royce East Kilbride engine facility in Scotland for disassembly and examination.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Denmark. Further information pertaining to this incident may be obtained from:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Board
Langebjergvaenget 21
DK-4000 Roskilde

Tel.: (45) 38 71 10 66 (0800 – 1600 hrs)
(45) 32 51 66 11 (1600 – 0800 hrs)
E-mail: aaib@hcl.dk
Fax: (45) 38 71 92 31
Telex: 16850 AAIB DK
Website: http://www.hcl.dk

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained for, or released by, the Government of Denmark.

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