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Iberia Express Flight Diverts to Gran Canaria Airport

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Iberia Express Flight Diverts to Gran Canaria Airport

Iberia Express flight IB-3843 diverted to Gran Canaria Airport, Spain, on June 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from La Palma Airport to Madrid, Spain, was diverted after one of the engines ingested multiple birds during takeoff. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

GoAir Flight Returns to Delhi After Bird Strike

Friday, June 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
GoAir Flight Returns to Delhi After Bird Strike

GoAir flight G8-338 made an emergency landing in Delhi, India, on June 21st. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Mumbai, India, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and fifty-five passengers aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Dallas Love Field After Bird Strike

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Dallas Love Field After Bird Strike

Southwest Airlines flight WN-116 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dallas Love Field, Texas, on June 16th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Albuquerque, New Mexico, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

GOL Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Bird Strike

Monday, June 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
GOL Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Bird Strike

GOL Transportes Aereos flight G3-1713 made an emergency landing in Cuiaba, Brazil, on June 16th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Brasilia, Brazil, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Bird Strike

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Bird Strike

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-2682 had to return and make an emergency landing at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, on June 12th. The Boeing 737-800 flying to Batman, Turkey, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Interjet Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Interjet Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Interjet flight 4O-2523 had to return and make an emergency landing in Merida, Mexico, on June 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Mexico City, Mexico, 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 »

United Airlines Flight Returns to Chicago After Bird Strike

Sunday, June 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Returns to Chicago After Bird Strike

United Airlines flight UA-1738 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on June 1st. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Miami, Florida, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The crew had to shut one of the engines down before the plane... »

Bulgaria Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Saturday, June 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bulgaria Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Bulgaria Air flight FB-8798 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rijeka, Croatia, on June 1st. The plane took off for Sofia, Bulgaria, 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 »

Izhavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Domodedovo International Airport

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Izhavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Domodedovo International Airport

Izhavia flight IV-302 had to return and make an emergency landing at Domodedovo International Airport, Russia, on May 29th. The plane took off for Izhevsk, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Pacific Flight Returns to India After Bird Strike

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Returns to India After Bird Strike

Cathay Pacific flight CX-646 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hyderabad, India, on May 21st. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 244 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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