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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.

Bird-Hit Latam Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

LATAMLatam Airlines flight JJ-3527 had to return and make an emergency landing in Porto Velho, Brazil, on June 5th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane, en-route to Brasilia, Brazil, had to turn back after one of the engines ingested a bird, resulting in severe engine vibrations and noises.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

Delta Plane Diverts to Puerto Rico after Bird Ingestion

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta flight DL-307 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico, on January 24.

The Boeing 757-200, flying from Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands, to Atlanta, Georgia, had to divert after one of its engines ingested a bird. The engine had to be shut down mid-air.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

Canadian North Flight Returns to Calgary due to Bird Strike

Canadian NorthCanadian North airline flight 5T-1748 had to return and make an emergency landing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on November 18.

The Boeing 737-300 took off for Fort McMurray, Alberta, but had to return shortly afterwards after its left engine ingested several birds.

The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All 134 people aboard remained unhurt.

Southwest Airlines Jet Rejects Take Off after Bird Strike

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight WN-386 had to reject take off from San Jose International Airport, California, on October 27.

The Ontario-bound Boeing 737-300 plane was accelerating for take off when its right hand engine ingested a bird, prompting the crew to reject take off at a high speed.

The plane safely returned to the apron.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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