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JetBlue Flight Returns to Buffalo After Bird Strike

Saturday, May 26, 2018
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Returns to Buffalo After Bird Strike

JetBlue flight B6-2216 made an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on May 24th. The plane took off for Boston, Massachusetts, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All sixty people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Plane Returns to Romania After Bird Strike

Sunday, May 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Returns to Romania After Bird Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-3773 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sibiu, Romania, on May 18th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Dortmund, Germany, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Avianca Brazil Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Friday, May 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Avianca Brazil Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Avianca Brazil flight O6-6376 had to return and make an emergency landing in Juazeiro do Norte, Brazil, on May 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Fortaleza, Brazil, but had to turn back after it suffered a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All ninety-one passengers remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Kenya Airways Plane Returns to Harare After Bird Strike

Thursday, May 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Kenya Airways Plane Returns to Harare After Bird Strike

Kenya Airways flight KQ-704 had to return and make an emergency landing in Harare, Zimbabwe, on May 7th. The plane heading to Lusaka, Zambia, had to turn back after it suffered a bird strike during departure. The plane landed back safely. All ninety-six passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Salt Lake City Airport

Thursday, May 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Salt Lake City Airport

Delta Airlines flight DL-2048 suffered a bird strike near Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah, on May 7th. The incident happened when the Boeing 767-300 plane was coming from Atlanta, Georgia. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Easyjet Plane Returns to Spain after Bird Ingestion

Monday, May 7, 2018
By George Hatcher
Easyjet Plane Returns to Spain after Bird Ingestion

Easyjet flight U2-2256 had to return and make an emergency landing at Menorca Airport, Spain, on May 5th. The Airbus A319-100 flying to London, UK, had to return after one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

ANZ Plane Diverts to New Zealand after Bird Strike

Monday, May 7, 2018
By George Hatcher
ANZ Plane Diverts to New Zealand after Bird Strike

ANZ Air New Zealand flight NZ-680 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 5th. The Airbus A320-200 flying from Dunedin to Wellington, New Zealand, had to divert after impact with a bird. The plane landed safely. All 88 passengers aboard remained safe. Download article... »

VLM Slovenia Plane Returns to Belgium after Bird Strike

Sunday, May 6, 2018
By George Hatcher
VLM Slovenia Plane Returns to Belgium after Bird Strike

VLM Airlines Slovenia flight VO-147 had to return and make an emergency landing at Antwerp International Airport, Belgium, on May 1st. The Fokker 50 was en-route to Zurich, Switzerland when a bird impacted its windshield. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Plane Returns to Brazil due to Bird Strike

Saturday, May 5, 2018
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Plane Returns to Brazil due to Bird Strike

Alitalia flight AZ-673 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport, Janeiro, Brazil, on May 1st. The Airbus A330-200 flying to Rome Fiumicino, Italy, had to return due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Air Europa Plane makes Safe Landing in Spain after Bird Strikes

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air Europa Plane makes Safe Landing in Spain after Bird Strikes

Air Europa flight UX-1040 made a safe landing at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Madrid, Spain, on April 30th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Fiumicino, Italy, was about to land when it suffered multiple bird strikes. The aircraft sustained minor damage. All people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

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  • One dead, one critically injured in fiery plane crash at Millard Airport https://t.co/4jLzTAAczA via @owhnews
    about 49 mins ago
  • JetBlue Flight Returns to Buffalo After Bird Strike https://t.co/ORF7Bmqj5n
    about 22 hours ago
  • Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan https://t.co/KPFQMO6Lfr
    about 22 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at DFW Airport https://t.co/hh9B1f4mGK
    about 22 hours ago
  • Germania Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv https://t.co/JWrTEzM0AY
    about 22 hours ago