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Bird-Hit JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing in Saint Croix

Friday, July 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing in Saint Croix

JetBlue flight B6-340 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Saint Croix, Virgin Islands, on July 26th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane flying from San Juan, Puerto Rico, was on approach to Saint Croix when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Engine Fire Disrupts St Thomas Flight

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Fresh Air 1955 Convair C-131F cargo plane en route from Puerto Rico to St. Thomas Where: St Thomas When: Jan 17, 2010, 7:55 am Who: pilot Carlos Garcia and First Officer Eduardo Vasquez Why: While taking off, an engine began smoking. The pilots returned to land but was unable to stop, skidded through... »

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