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Easyjet Plane Returns to Spain after Bird Ingestion

By George Hatcher

Easyjet flight U2-2256 had to return and make an emergency landing at Menorca Airport, Spain, on May 5th. The Airbus A319-100 flying to London, UK, had to return after one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Delta Plane Returns to New Mexico after Bird Ingestion

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-1185 had to return and make an emergency landing at Albuquerque International Sunport, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, on March 10th. The Boeing 757-200 flying to Atlanta, Georgia, had to return after one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Iberia Express Flight Diverts to Gran Canaria Airport

By George Hatcher

Iberia Express flight IB-3843 diverted to Gran Canaria Airport, Spain, on June 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from La Palma Airport to Madrid, Spain, was diverted after one of the engines ingested multiple birds during takeoff. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. 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 »

Aer Lingus Plane Returns to Italy after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Aer Lingus flight EI-451 had to return and make an emergency landing at Naples International Airport, Italy, on May 3rd. The Airbus A321-200 flying to Dublin, Ireland, had to return after one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. All 148 passengers and 7 crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

TAROM Plane makes Emergency Landing in Spain due to Bird Ingestion

By George Hatcher

TAROM flight RO-415 made a safe emergency landing at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Madrid, Spain, on May 4th. The Boeing 737-300 flying from Bucharest Otopeni, Romania was about to land when one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. All 120 passengers remained unhurt. 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... »

Gol Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strikes

By George Hatcher

Gol Transportes Aereos flight G3-9139 had to return and make an emergency landing in Goiana, Brazil, on January 28th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after its left engine ingested multiple birds. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Bird-Hit American Airlines Plane Safely Lands in Phoenix

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-526 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Phoenix, Arizona, on January 17th. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Omaha, Nebraska, was on approach to Phoenix when one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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