How many A320 have crashed?
For the entire A320 family, 160 aviation accidents and incidents have occurred (the latest being Pakistan International Airlines Flight 8303 on 22 May 2020), including 36 hull loss accidents, and a total of 1393 fatalities in 17 fatal accidents.
When was the last time a British plane crashed?
ICAO flight No. The Kegworth air disaster occurred when British Midland Airways Flight 092, a Boeing 737-400, crashed onto the motorway embankment between the M1 motorway and A453 road near Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, while attempting to make an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport on 8 January 1989.
Is BA a safe airline?
British Airways is certified with the 4-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating for the safety measures and improved health and hygiene processes introduced by British Airways to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus.
What was the first Airbus A320 to crash?
On 26 June 1988, Air France Flight 296, a recently introduced Airbus A320-111, crashed on a demonstration flight at Mulhouse-Habsheim Airport, France. Three passengers (out of 136 on board) were killed. This is the first crash of an aircraft within the A320 family.
How many A320s does British Airways have in its fleet?
One of the legs involved a short journey onboard a British Airways A320 narrow-body aircraft from London to Brussels. British Airways has more than 140 aircraft of the A320 family (A319, A320 & A321) in its fleet, which it mainly deploys on intra-European flights.
What was the name of the plane that crashed in Bahrain?
On 23 August 2000, Gulf Air Flight 072, using an Airbus A320-212, crashed into the Persian Gulf on a go-around during a night visual approach to Bahrain Airport. All 143 passengers and crew on board lost their lives.
What happened to the Airbus A320 that landed in the Philippines?
The A320 lost approximately half its vertical stabilizer but landed safely; the helicopter crashed, killing three of its occupants. On 2 June 2013, Cebu Pacific Flight 971, using an Airbus A320-214, registered as (RP-C3266), landed from Manila to Davao.