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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. 371 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

Short Stories

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. 395 more words


Border collies patrol at airports

In today’s Christchurch Press, comes news that Christchurch Airport has employed its first Border Collie, Jet, to scare away geese and other birds from the runway areas. 220 more words

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Bird Strike Grounds Plane At Oakland Airport

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — A Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines jetliner carrying 150 people returned to the Oakland International Airport shortly after takeoff after hitting a bird. No injuries were reported. 149 more words


DPD Helicopter Lands In Wash Park

DENVER (CBS4) The Denver Police Department’s helicopter landed in the middle of one of Denver’s most popular parks Saturday night after a bird strike.

Air One, the police department’s helicopter, was forced to land in Washington Park after a bird strike after 7 p.m. 68 more words


Reported Bird Strike Forced Plane Into Holding Pattern Above LAX

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A reported bird strike forced a domestic flight into an extending holding pattern above the city before returning to Los Angeles International Airport early Thursday. 126 more words