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Cathay Pacific Flight Returns to India After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

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 »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Mesa Airlines flight YV-6259 had to return and make an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio, on May 18th. The plane took off for Houston, Texas, 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 »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-1808 had to return and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on May 17th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All 66 people aboard remained safe.... »

Bird-Hit TAAG Angola Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Angola

By George Hatcher

TAAG Angola Airlines flight DT-443 made a safe landing following multiple bird strikes near Catumbela, Angola, on May 14th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Luanda, Angola, was on approach to Catumbela when it sustained multiple bird strikes to one of the engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew... »

Ural Airlines Plane Returns to Russia after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Ural Airlines flight U6-3735 had to return and make an emergency landing at Koltsovo Airport, Yekaterinburg, Russia, on May 13th. The Airbus A321-200 flying to Antalya, Turkey, had to return due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 220 passengers and 8 crew members remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Brussels Airlines Plane Returns to Belgium due to Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Brussels Airlines flight SN-3169 had to return and make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport, Belgium, on May 13th. The Airbus A319-100 flying to Naples, Italy, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Norwegian Air Shuttle makes Safe Landing in Norway after Bird Ingestion

By George Hatcher

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-164 made a safe emergency landing at Trondheim Airport, Værnes, Norway, on May 12th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Bergen, Norway, was about to reach when one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Blue Air Plane Returns to Romania after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Blue Air flight 08-113 had to return and make an emergency landing at Henri Coand? International Airport, Romania, on May 9th. The Boeing 737-400 flying to Valencia, Spain, had to return after burning off fuel due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 143 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Emirates Plane makes Safe Landing in India after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Emirates flight EK-570 made a safe emergency landing at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, India, on May 8th. The Boeing 777-300 flying from Dubai, UAE, was about to reach when its left engine was hit by a bird. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane Returns to Brazil after Vulture Strike

By George Hatcher

Azul Linhas Aereas flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Viracopos International Airport, São Paulo, Brazil, on May 4th. The Embraer ERJ-195, flying to Brasilia, Brazil, had to return after a vulture hit the captain’s windshield. The aircraft received substantial damage. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers after... »

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    about 36 mins ago
  • TAROM Plane makes Emergency Landing in Romania due to Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/o76nkPCZJ8
    about 43 mins ago
  • Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Unusual Odor https://t.co/xI8uuyvSy2
    about 50 mins ago
  • Iberia Express Plane Diverts to England due to Smoke in Cockpit https://t.co/tvBnnDaX2M
    about 57 mins ago
  • Asiana Airlines Plane Diverts to Germany due to Open Gear Door https://t.co/q3JRUOZNLr
    about 1 hour ago