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When Two Worlds Collide

Birds have dominated the earth’s airy domain for eons. We are the newcomers, having relied on them for inspiration and insights into our own species’ dreams of flight. 767 more words


Bird Strike Forces Denver-Bound Flight To Return After Leaving Sacramento Airport

SACRAMENTO (KCBS) — A possible bird strike forced the emergency landing of a United Airlines flight bound for Denver early Friday morning in Sacramento.

United Airlines Flight 1596 departed from the Sacramento International Airport at about 5:45 a.m. 144 more words


Airports + Solar: A wise use of space, but how do birds factor in?

Solar power may seem like an environmentalist’s dream energy source, but it is not without its caveats. Chief among them is that large photovoltaic arrays (solar farms) require space, and frequently the price of that space is a reduction in wildlife habitat. 602 more words

Safely Home

I’m back! It was a long trip, coast to coast, with all the usual pains of travel, mixed with joys of seeing family, some of them after far too long apart. 477 more words


911 Tapes Released In Southwest Emergency Landing

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A plane makes an emergency landing at BWI after hitting a bird.

Tracey Leong has the 911 calls of panic from witnesses below. 369 more words


Simulated Bird Strike Number Three

What follows is the chicken story referenced in They Say This Is Great Writing. Now, the chicken story is not an example of great writing. 3,827 more words

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Passengers Describe BWI Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A plane makes an emergency landing at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport after hitting a bird.

Tracey Leong spoke to passengers who described the fear on board. 393 more words