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Southwest Airlines Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near BWI Airport

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3095 suffered a bird strike near Baltimore, Maryland, on March 17th.

The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Norfolk, Virginia, was on final approach to Baltimore–Washington International Airport when it hit a flock of geese.

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

Lufthansa Flight Rejects Take Off from Dusseldorf, Germany

LufthansaLufthansa flight LH-2025 had to reject take off from Dusseldorf, Germany, on November 2nd.

The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Munich, Germany, when the crew rejected take off after spotting a flock of geese in the departure path.

The plane was able to depart after a delay of 70 minutes.

Bird-Hit United Flight Returns to Sacramento International Airport

united airwaysUnited Flight 2005 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sacramento International Airport, California, on November 25.

The Airbus A320 plane took off for Denver, Colorado, but had to return shortly afterwards after a geese hit its right engine, causing a significant damage.

The plane landed safely. All 114 passengers remained uninjured.

The aircraft was taken out of service while the passengers had to re-book the flights.

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