Condor Flight Rejects Takeoff From Mombasa

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 remained unharmed.

Easyjet Plane Returns to Spain after Bird Ingestion

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.

ANZ Plane Diverts to New Zealand after Bird Strike

ANZ Air New Zealand flight NZ-680 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 5th.

The Airbus A320-200 flying from Dunedin to Wellington, New Zealand, had to divert after impact with a bird.

The plane landed safely.

All 88 passengers aboard remained safe.

VLM Slovenia Plane Returns to Belgium after Bird Strike

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.

Alitalia Plane Returns to Brazil due to Bird Strike

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.

Air Europa Plane makes Safe Landing in Spain after Bird Strikes

Air Europa flight UX-1040 made a safe landing at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Madrid, Spain, on April 30th.

The Boeing 737-800 flying from Fiumicino, Italy, was about to land when it suffered multiple bird strikes.

The aircraft sustained minor damage.

All people aboard remained unhurt.

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

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.

Delta Plane Returns to New Mexico after Bird Ingestion

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.

Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

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.

JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

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.

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

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.

IndiGo Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strikes

IndiGo flight 6E-287 had to reject takeoff from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, on August 30th.

The plane was accelerating to takeoff for Bangalore, India, when the crew rejected takeoff due to bird strikes.

The plane safely returned to the apron. All one hundred and seventy-eight people aboard remained safe.

Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Delta Airlines flight DL-2785 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 27th.

The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was on final approach to Salt Lake City International Airport when it suffered bird strikes.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strike

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.

Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Orlando After Bird Strike

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.

SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Grand Forks After Bird Strikes

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4751 had to return and make an emergency landing in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on August 18th.

The Canadair CRJ-200 plane took off for Minneapolis, Minnesota, but had to return shortly afterwards due to multiple bird strikes.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were thirty-three passengers and three crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

American Airlines flight AA-343 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Chicago, Illinois, on August 17th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from LaGuardia Airport, New York, when a bird impacted it.

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

Bird-Hit United Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Chicago

United Airlines flight UA-1435 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Chicago, Illinois, on August 17th.

The Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Cleveland, Ohio, was on approach to O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, when a bird hit it.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-2862 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Gulyali, Turkey, on August 16th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Sabiha Gokçen International Airport, Turkey, was on final approach to Gulyali when a bird hit it.

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

Bird-Hit JetBlue Plane Makes Safe Landing at JFK Airport

JetBlue flight B6-838 made a safe landing following a bird strike near John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on August 13th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, when a bird hit it.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Republic Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff After Bird Strike

Republic Airlines flight YX-4675 had to reject takeoff from Columbus, Ohio, on August 8th.

The plane was accelerating to takeoff for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike.

The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Frontier Airlines Flight Returns to Indianapolis After Bird Strike

Frontier Airlines flight F9-1977 had to return and make an emergency landing in Indianapolis, Indiana, on August 6th.

 The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Las Vegas, Nevada, but had to turn back due to a bird strike.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Aer Lingus Flight Diverts to Dublin After Bird Strike

Aer Lingus flight EI-911 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on August 6th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Knock, Ireland, was diverted due to a bird strike.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

UPS Flight Returns to Springfield After Bird Strike

UPS flight 5X-671 made an emergency landing in Springfield, Missouri, on August 1st.

The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Louisville, Kentucky, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.