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Oakland-Bound FedEx Express Flight Suffers Bird Strike

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Oakland-Bound FedEx Express Flight Suffers Bird Strike

FedEx Express flight FX-540 suffered a bird strike near Oakland International Airport, California, on December 10th. The incident happened when the Boeing 767-300 plane flying from Memphis, Tennessee, was on approach to Oakland Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Spokane International Airport

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Spokane International Airport

United Airlines flight UA-255 suffered a bird strike in Spokane, Washington, on December 9th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Denver, Colorado, was on approach to Spokane International Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. The plane sustained damage to the tail and wings. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Flight Returns to Sacramento After Bird Strike

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Returns to Sacramento After Bird Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-1384 suffered a bird strike near Sacramento Airport, California, on December 4th. The incident happened shortly after the Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Salt Lake City, Utah. The plane subsequently returned to Sacramento. All one hundred and fifty-two passengers and six crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Sacramento After Bird Strike

Saturday, December 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Sacramento After Bird Strike

Southwest Airlines flight WN-158 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sacramento, California, on November 29th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Seattle, Washington, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Aeroflot Flight Makes Safe Landing in Saint Petersburg

Friday, December 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Aeroflot Flight Makes Safe Landing in Saint Petersburg

Aeroflot flight SU-42 suffered a bird strike in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on November 29th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Moscow was on approach to Pulkovo International Airport in Saint Petersburg. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Returns to San Francisco After Bird Strike

Sunday, November 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Returns to San Francisco After Bird Strike

United Airlines flight UA-5541 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on November 22nd. The plane took off for Redmond, Oregon, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff After Bird Strike

Saturday, November 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff After Bird Strike

United Airlines flight UA-209 had to reject takeoff from San Francisco, California, on November 22nd. The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Seattle, Washington, when the crew rejected takeoff reporting a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Nepal Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strike Near Kathmandu Airport

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strike Near Kathmandu Airport

Nepal Airlines flight RA-206 suffered a bird strike near Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on November 18th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Delhi, India, was on approach to Kathmandu Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and thirty-five people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Alaska Airlines Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Sacramento International Airport

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Sacramento International Airport

Alaska Airlines flight AS-2119 suffered a bird strike near Sacramento International Airport, California, on November 19th. The incident happened when the plane flying from Portland, Oregon, was on approach to Sacramento Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Returns to Philadelphia After Bird Strike

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Returns to Philadelphia After Bird Strike

American Airlines flight AA-797 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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