WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) — A JetBlue flight headed to John F. Kennedy International Airport had to return to Washington, D.C. Wednesday night after striking a bird. 334 more words
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American Airlines flight 4411 was departing for Fort Myers, Fla. when it encountered a birdstrike and had to divert to Washington Dulles. 69 more words
Visuals created in Tableau depicting incidents of bird strikes between 2000-2011.
Saturday, October 22 is National Make a Difference Day and we’re celebrating with our incredible volunteer corps at the Detroit Zoo. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., guests can take part in a scavenger hunt as well as family-friendly hands-on activities to celebrate how volunteers make a difference at the Zoo. 338 more words
I came across this article on BBC News today, which after a bit of gasp, left me with rather more of a raucous laugh…
The two British helicopter flying fans had a rather nasty high speed scare and ground-ward plunge when at around 200 mph the said said wayward seagull, decided on a head to head meeting at around 1500 feet, with said helicopter, presumably as the pilot had not gained flight clearance from the seagull’s personal ‘flock air traffic controller’… 62 more words