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SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Grand Forks After Bird Strikes

Monday, August 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Grand Forks After Bird Strikes

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4751 had to return and make an emergency landing in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on August 18th. The Canadair CRJ-200 plane took off for Minneapolis, Minnesota, but had to return shortly afterwards due to multiple bird strikes. The plane landed uneventfully. There were thirty-three passengers and three crew members aboard at... »

American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

American Airlines flight AA-343 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Chicago, Illinois, on August 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from LaGuardia Airport, New York, when a bird impacted it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit United Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Chicago

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit United Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Chicago

United Airlines flight UA-1435 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Chicago, Illinois, on August 17th. The Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Cleveland, Ohio, was on approach to O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Friday, August 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-2862 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Gulyali, Turkey, on August 16th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Sabiha Gokçen International Airport, Turkey, was on final approach to Gulyali when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Bird-Hit JetBlue Plane Makes Safe Landing at JFK Airport

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit JetBlue Plane Makes Safe Landing at JFK Airport

JetBlue flight B6-838 made a safe landing following a bird strike near John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on August 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Republic Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff After Bird Strike

Friday, August 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Republic Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff After Bird Strike

Republic Airlines flight YX-4675 had to reject takeoff from Columbus, Ohio, on August 8th. The plane was accelerating to takeoff for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Frontier Airlines Flight Returns to Indianapolis After Bird Strike

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Frontier Airlines Flight Returns to Indianapolis After Bird Strike

Frontier Airlines flight F9-1977 had to return and make an emergency landing in Indianapolis, Indiana, on August 6th.  The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Las Vegas, Nevada, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Aer Lingus Flight Diverts to Dublin After Bird Strike

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Flight Diverts to Dublin After Bird Strike

Aer Lingus flight EI-911 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on August 6th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Knock, Ireland, was diverted due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

UPS Flight Returns to Springfield After Bird Strike

Friday, August 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
UPS Flight Returns to Springfield After Bird Strike

UPS flight 5X-671 made an emergency landing in Springfield, Missouri, on August 1st. The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Louisville, Kentucky, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa CityLine Flight Returns to Frankfurt After Bird Strike

Monday, July 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa CityLine Flight Returns to Frankfurt After Bird Strike

Lufthansa CityLine flight LH-312 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on July 28th. The plane took off for Florence, Italy, 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 »

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