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Flight Headed For JFK Returns To Dulles After Bird Strike

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



A flock of birds collided with an American Airlines aircraft, shortly after takeoff.

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


Sully (2016)

aka Sully: Miracle on the Hudson

D: Clint Eastwood / 96m

Cast: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Mike O’Malley, Jamey Sheridan, Anna Gunn, Holt McCallany, Ann Cusack, Molly Hagan, Jane Gabbert, Sam Huntington, Michael Rapaport… 1,198 more words


Make a Difference at the Zoo

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

Detroit Zoo

Sully (2016)

Just went to see the new Tom Hanks film in theaters, Sully. Since it’s a bit off topic for my site I’ll just do a quick review. 474 more words

Robert Odierna

Carry on, it's only a seagull in the cockpit.

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