An Air Malta flight managed to land safely after it was involved in a bird strike incident en route to Lyon’s airport in France earlier today.

The aircraft is currently being inspected by mechanics and technical staff at the airport who are in communication with an Air Malta technician.

Air Malta Bird Strike

Due to this incident the flight back to Malta KM455 is delayed and subsequently the flights that are scheduled for the same plane later on today and in the following hours might also be effected.

Updates regarding any flight changes and delays can be found on the Air Malta website and Facebook Page and