: ' bird strike'

Lion Air plane nose damaged after colliding with bird during landing

Though quite rare, an aircraft colliding with a bird during flight, aptly known as BASH (Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard) or simply bird strike in the aviation industry, can be quite dangerous as this latest such incident [...]

United Airlines plane makes emergency landing after mid-air engine fire

A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Miami had to return to O’Hare International Airport after its engine caught fire when it apparently struck a bird. United Airlines spokeswoman Erin Benson says Flight 1738 shut down [...]

JetBlue flight 1808 emergency landing after bird strike

A JetBlue flight that departed from Dulles International Airport on Wednesday had to make an emergency landing back at the airport after suffering a bird strike. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesperson Andrew Trull said JetBlue flight [...]

American Airlines flight makes emergency after bird strike, video

WASHINGTON — An American Airlines flight taking off from Reagan National Airport Wednesday was forced to make an emergency landing at Dulles International Airport after a bird strike. American Airlines flight 4411, was on its way [...]

Dana Air Makes Emergency Landing Following Engine Failure, bird-strike

There was a big scare for passengers on a Dana Air plane after their flight from Lagos to Port Harcourt lost one of its engines midair forcing it to make an emergency landing. It is understood [...]

JetBlue Flight 897 makes emergency landing following bird strike

ORLANDO — A plane that departed from Boston had to make an emergency landing in Orlando for a possible landing gear problem. The Federal Aviation Administration said JetBlue Flight 897 was on its way to Liberia, [...]

United flight makes emergency landing in Tampa after bird strike

A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing on Wednesday after the aircraft struck a bird shortly after take-off but there were no injuries, according to an airline official. United Flight 164 left Tampa International Airport [...]

Delta flight 1591 Plane makes emergency landing at Charlotte airport

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Delta flight from Charlotte to Atlanta was forced to make an emergency landing Friday after it struck a bird. According to Charlotte Douglas International Airport officials, an alert was called in from [...]

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Midway

CHICAGO, IL — A Southwest Airlines flight just made an emergency landing at Midway Airport shortly after takeoff Thursday morning. The plane ingested a bird upon takeoff, Steve Grzanich of WGN Radio first reported on Twitter. [...]

Allegiant flight to return to Rockford after losing engine

An airplane bound for Florida lost its ‘number one engine’ after a bird struck it shortly after takeoff Thursday evening, officials said. Allegiant Air’s flight 1671, an A320 aircraft, departed from the Rockford Airport for Punta [...]

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