Bird strike: Aurigny E195 at Guernsey on Sep 26th 2015, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

An Aurigny Air Services Embraer ERJ-195, registration G-NSEY performing flight GR-604 from Guernsey,CI to London Gatwick,EN (UK), was accelerating for takeoff from Guernsey’s runway 09 when a bird was ingested into the left hand engine (CF34) prompting the crew to reject takeoff at high speed. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Guernsey.

The airline confirmed a bird was ingested by the left hand engine causing damage to fan blades, the repairs might last up to three days.