Southwest Airlines Boeing Bird Strike

Thursday, September 5, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 en route from Raleigh Durham to Chicago suffered a bird strike after takeoff.

The right engine lost power. Pilots shut down the engine.

Pilots made a safe landing in Raleigh Durham with emargency services on standby.

No injuries were reported. A alternative Southwest flight was provided for passengers.

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