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Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata

By George Hatcher

Air India flight AI-401 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Kolkata, India, on April 24th. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Delhi, India, was on approach to Kolkata when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 254 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Dana Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

By George Hatcher

Dana Air flight 9J-343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 21st. The plane took off for Port Harcourt, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Alitalia flight AZ-111 had to reject takeoff from Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Aerolineas Argentinas Flight Rejects Take Off From Buenos Aires

By George Hatcher

Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1360 had to reject take off from Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 15th. The Airbus A340-300 plane was accelerating to take off for Bogota, Colombia, when the crew rejected take-off due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Aerolineas Argentinas Plane Makes Safe Landing in Argentina

By George Hatcher

Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1476 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Tucuman, Argentina, on February 13th. The plane flying from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was on approach to Tucuman Airport, Argentina, when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 130 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Fort Lauderdale After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Spirit Airlines flight NK-153 had to return for an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 13th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for San Salvador, El Salvador, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

KLM Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Suspected Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

KLM flight KL-895 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on February 10th. The Boeing 787-900 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1495 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 7th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Dallas Love Field, Texas, was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale when one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane continued for safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

EasyJet Flight Returns to Manchester After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

EasyJet flight U2-1897 had to return for an emergency landing in Manchester, United Kingdom, on February 2nd. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Berlin Schonefeld Airport, Germany, but had to turn back after one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline... »

PIA Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-719 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Milan, Italy, on January 28th. The Boeing 777-300 plane flying from Lahore, Pakistan, was on approach to Milan–Malpensa Airport when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 125 passengers aboard at the time; all... »

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