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Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Mombasa After Bird Strike

Sunday, October 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Mombasa After Bird Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-673 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mombasa, Kenya, on October 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Istanbul, Turkey, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and twenty-one passengers and six crew members remained unharmed.... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nicaragua

Sunday, October 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nicaragua

American Airlines flight AA-94 had to return and make an emergency landing in Managua, Nicaragua, on October 11th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Miami, Florida, when it suffered a bird strike. The crew continued takeoff but subsequently returned to Managua. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strike Near Orlando International Airport

Saturday, October 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strike Near Orlando International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-1905 suffered a bird strike near Orlando International Airport, Florida, on October 12th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Charlotte, North Carolina, was on final approach to Orlando International Airport when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Bird-Hit UPS Plane Makes Safe Landing in Rockford, IL

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit UPS Plane Makes Safe Landing in Rockford, IL

UPS flight 5X-555 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Rockford, Illinois, on October 9th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from Minneapolis, Minnesota, was on approach to Rockford when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Thursday, October 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Southwest Airlines flight WN-4880 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Sacramento, California, on October 3rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Seattle, Washington, was on final approach to Sacramento when a bird hit it. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3473 had to return and make an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on September 30th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane took off for Seattle, Washington, but had to return shortly afterwards due to bird strikes that caused damage to one of the engines. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strikes

Monday, October 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strikes

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1937 had to make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 1st. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Brussels, Belgium, but had to return shortly afterwards due to multiple bird strikes. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Jet Airways Flight Diverts to Delhi After Bird Strike

Sunday, October 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jet Airways Flight Diverts to Delhi After Bird Strike

Jet Airways flight 9W 469 made an emergency landing in Delhi, India, on October 1st. The plane heading from Chandigarh to Mumbai, India, was diverted due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sapporo

Saturday, September 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sapporo

Japan Airlines flight JL-61 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Sapporo, Japan, on September 29th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Los Angeles, California, to Narita International Airport, Japan, was diverted after the crew noticed a burning odor in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and fifty-three people... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Saturday, September 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-1942 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Newark, New Jersey, on September 28th. The plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, was on approach to Newark Liberty International Airport when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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