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Airblue Flight Rejects Take-Off After Bird Strike

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Airblue Flight Rejects Take-Off After Bird Strike

Airblue flight PA-872 had to reject take off from Multan, Pakistan, on March 21st. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when one of the engines ingested a bird, forcing the crew to abort take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download... »

Virgin Australia Flight Returns to New Zealand After Bird Strike

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Returns to New Zealand After Bird Strike

Virgin Australia Airlines flight VA-101 had to return and make an emergency landing in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 19th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Melbourne, Australia, 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... »

Belavia Flight Returns to Belarus After Bird Strike

Monday, March 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Belavia Flight Returns to Belarus After Bird Strike

Belavia Belarusian Airlines flight B2-945 had to return and make an emergency landing in Minsk, Belarus, on March 19th. The Boeing 737-500 plane took off for St. Petersburg, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Bird-Hit Transavia Flight Makes Safe Landing at Berlin Schonefeld Airport

Thursday, March 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Transavia Flight Makes Safe Landing at Berlin Schonefeld Airport

Transavia Airlines flight HV-9513 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Berlin Schonefeld Airport, Germany, on March 15th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Munich, Germany, was on final approach. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Plane Returns to Tampa after Bird Strike

Friday, March 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Returns to Tampa after Bird Strike

United Airlines flight UA-164 had to return for an emergency landing in Tampa, Florida, on March 8th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. There were 133 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.... »

American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strikes

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strikes

American Airlines flight AA-721 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on March 5th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Charlotte, North Carolina, was on final approach when the left engine ingested several birds. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Saturday, March 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

JetBlue flight B6-1704 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 1st. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane flying from Cartagena, Colombia, was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Omaha

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Omaha

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1426 made a safe landing following bird strikes in Omaha, Nebraska, on February 27th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Chicago Midway International Airport, Illinois, was on short final to Omaha when the crew reported bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Charlotte After Bird Strike

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Charlotte After Bird Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-1591 had to return and make an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on February 24th. The plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to return shortly afterwards after it hit a flock of birds. The plane landed safely. All 122 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Aerolineas Argentinas Flight Rejects Take Off From Buenos Aires

Friday, February 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aerolineas Argentinas Flight Rejects Take Off From Buenos Aires

Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1360 had to reject take off from Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 15th. The Airbus A340-300 plane was accelerating to take off for Bogota, Colombia, when the crew rejected take-off due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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  • Airblue Flight Rejects Take-Off After Bird Strike https://t.co/WkYbgLFsWO
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  • Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark https://t.co/onv7qO3Eng
    about 11 hours ago
  • British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi https://t.co/zYM489YkQ7
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  • Virgin Australia Flight Returns to New Zealand After Bird Strike https://t.co/cDFGUSPkTa
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  • Ethiopian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore https://t.co/eUvTfwu2mn
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