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Bird-Hit Virgin America Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Virgin America flight VX-501 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on December 28th.

The plane flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was on final approach when the left engine ingested a bird.

The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Virgin America Flight Makes Emergency Landing at DFW Airport

Virgin AmericaVirgin America flight VX-762 had to make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on October 27th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane was flying from to Dallas Love Field, Texas, to LaGuardia Airport, New York, when the crew decided to divert due to rudder issues.

The plane landed safely. All 92 people aboard remained unharmed.

Virgin America Flight Returns to Denver After Bird Strike

Virgin AmericaVirgin America flight VX-865 had to return and make an emergency landing in Denver, Colorado, on May 23rd.

The Airbus A320-200 took off for San Francisco, California, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 136 people aboard remained safe.

Virgin America Flight Returns to LAX due to Landing Gear Issues

Virgin America flight VX-108 made an emergency landing at at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on February 18th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane, heading from Los Angeles to Washington Dulles International Airport, had to return due to issue with retracting the landing gear.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 110 passengers and crew members remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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