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Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata

Air India flight AI-401 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Kolkata, India, on April 24th. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Delhi, India, was on approach to Kolkata when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 254 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Dana Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Sunday, April 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Dana Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Dana Air flight 9J-343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 21st. The plane took off for Port Harcourt, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Monday, April 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Alitalia flight AZ-111 had to reject takeoff from Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Plane Makes Safe Landing After Multiple Bird Strikes

Thursday, April 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Plane Makes Safe Landing After Multiple Bird Strikes

Lufthansa flight LH-600 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran, on April 8th. The Boeing 747-400 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was on final approach to Tehran when it received multiple bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Bird-Hit Indigo Airlines Flight Returns to Raipur, India

Monday, April 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Indigo Airlines Flight Returns to Raipur, India

Indigo Airlines flight 6E-252 made an emergency landing in Raipur, India, on April 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kolkata, India, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download article as... »

Mango Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cape Town

Monday, April 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mango Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cape Town

Mango Airlines flight JE-348 had to return for an emergency landing in Cape Town, South Africa, on April 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Durban, South Africa, but had to turn back after a pelican hit it. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Fedex Flight Returns to Milwaukee After Bird Strike

Monday, April 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fedex Flight Returns to Milwaukee After Bird Strike

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-2415 had to return and make an emergency landing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 8th. The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Appleton, Wisconsin, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both... »

Bird-Hit Envoy Air Flight Makes Safe Landing in Pensacola, FL

Friday, April 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Envoy Air Flight Makes Safe Landing in Pensacola, FL

Envoy Air flight MQ-3822 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Pensacola, Florida, on April 5th. The plane flying from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, was on approach to Pensacola when a bird impacted one of its engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Bird-Hit China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Xiamen

Monday, April 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Xiamen

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-5665 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Xiamen, China, on April 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Shanghai, China, was on approach to Xiamen when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

JetBlue Flight Diverts to Orlando After Bird Strike

Sunday, April 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Diverts to Orlando After Bird Strike

JetBlue flight B6-897 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on April 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Boston, Massachusetts, to Liberia, Costa Rica, was diverted due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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