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VLM Slovenia Plane Returns to Belgium after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

VLM Airlines Slovenia flight VO-147 had to return and make an emergency landing at Antwerp International Airport, Belgium, on May 1st. The Fokker 50 was en-route to Zurich, Switzerland when a bird impacted its windshield. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Plane Returns to Brazil due to Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Alitalia flight AZ-673 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport, Janeiro, Brazil, on May 1st. The Airbus A330-200 flying to Rome Fiumicino, Italy, had to return due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

US-Bangla AirlinesFlight BS211 update

By George Hatcher

Update on the fatal crash of US-Bangla Airlines Flight BS211, a de Havilland Dash 8-400 #S2-AGU that performed flight BS-211 from Dhaka to Kathmandu. There appear to be 22 survivors of 71 aboard. US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211 crashed on approach to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport, Nepal with 67 passengers and 4 crew aboard: 33 were Nepalis,... »

Delta Plane Returns to Georgia after Engine Failure due to Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-2042 had to return and make an emergency landing at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Georgia, on March 11th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-90 flying to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, had to return after one of its engines failed due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured

By George Hatcher

US-Bangla Airlines flight BS-211 hit the ground and burst into flames at the runway of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 12th. The de Havilland Dash 8-400 was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Kathmandu, Nepal, at the time of the crash. The plane was carrying 67 passengers and 4 crew members at the... »

Qantas Flight Suffers Bat Strike Near Coffs Harbour Airport

By George Hatcher

Qantas flight QF-2179 suffered a bat strike near Coffs Harbour Airport, Australia, on November 24th. The plane flying from Port Macquarie, Australia, was on final approach to Coffs Harbour Airport when a bat hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Indigo Plane Hits a Wild Boar During Departure from Visakhapatnam Airport

By George Hatcher

Indigo flight 6E-742 made an emergency landing in Visakhapatnam, India, on November 12th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hyderabad, India, but hit a wild boar during departure. The crew subsequently turned back and landed safely at Visakhapatnam Airport. All one hundred and fifty-nine people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Aerolineas Argentinas Plane Suffers Drone Strike in Buenos Aires

By George Hatcher

Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1865 suffered a drone strike near Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 11th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Trelew, Argentina, was on final approach to Aeroparque Jorge Newbery. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Indigo Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff After Dog Strike

By George Hatcher

Indigo Airlines flight 6E-468 had to reject takeoff from Goa, India, on October 23rd. The Airbus A320-200N plane was accelerating to takeoff for Mumbai, India, when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to a dog strike. Several tires deflated and the plane became disabled. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Air New Zealand Flight Suffers Lightning Strike

By George Hatcher

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5755 suffered a lightning strike near Dunedin, New Zealand, on October 14th. The incident happened when the plane, flying from Christchurch, New Zealand, was descending toward Dunedin. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

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    about 20 hours ago
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    about 20 hours ago
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