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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 »

Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-4565 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cardiff Airport, Rhoose, Wales, on September 21st. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Paris, France, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 90 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

JetBlue Airways flight B6-1038 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Boston, Massachusetts, on August 31st. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Austin, Texas, was on approach to Boston when a bird impacted it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Trabzon, Turkey

By George Hatcher

Turkish Airlines flight TK-2828 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Trabzon, Turkey, on August 29th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Istanbul, Turkey, was on final approach to Trabzon when a bird impacted it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Pilot Injured After Small Plane Crashes in West Jordan, Utah

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in field in West Jordan, Utah, on August 24th. The plane went down shortly after taking off from South Valley Regional Airport. Authorities said it struck multiple power lines and sparked a small grass fire. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, sustained minor injuries. He was taken to... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Turkish Airlines flight TK-617 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 23rd. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Casablanca, Morocco, 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 »

Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Orlando After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Spirit Airlines flight NK-713 had to return and make an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on August 19th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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