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Condor Flight Rejects Takeoff From Mombasa

By George Hatcher

Condor flight DE-2282 had to reject takeoff from Mombasa, Kenya, on May 29th. The Boeing 767-300 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Zanzibar, Tanzania, when one of the engines ingested birds, prompting the crew to reject takeoff The plane safely returned to the apron. All two hundred and thirty passengers and ten crew members... »

Bird-Hit Latam Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

By George Hatcher

Latam Airlines flight JJ-3527 had to return and make an emergency landing in Porto Velho, Brazil, on June 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane, en-route to Brasilia, Brazil, had to turn back after one of the engines ingested a bird, resulting in severe engine vibrations and noises. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.... »

Delta Plane Diverts to Puerto Rico after Bird Ingestion

By George Hatcher

Delta flight DL-307 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico, on January 24. The Boeing 757-200, flying from Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands, to Atlanta, Georgia, had to divert after one of its engines ingested a bird. The engine had to be shut down... »

Canadian North Flight Returns to Calgary due to Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Canadian North airline flight 5T-1748 had to return and make an emergency landing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on November 18. The Boeing 737-300 took off for Fort McMurray, Alberta, but had to return shortly afterwards after its left engine ingested several birds. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All 134 people... »

Southwest Airlines Jet Rejects Take Off after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight WN-386 had to reject take off from San Jose International Airport, California, on October 27. The Ontario-bound Boeing 737-300 plane was accelerating for take off when its right hand engine ingested a bird, prompting the crew to reject take off at a high speed. The plane safely returned to the apron.... »

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July 2018
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  • Authorities: Close to $100K found after deadly bus crash https://t.co/WZTguvVInY
    about 12 hours ago
  • Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield https://t.co/QOjxnjhs4j
    about 17 hours ago
  • Izhavia Flight Burst Tires on Landing at Moscow Domodedovo Airport https://t.co/jyiuuF46aT
    about 17 hours ago
  • Blue Panorama Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy https://t.co/ub5XoZ476N
    about 17 hours ago
  • Edelweiss Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Zurich https://t.co/lOD6HVDqwp
    about 17 hours ago