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American Airlines Flight Turns Around After Bird Strike Leaves 2-Foot Dent In Plane

A bird might be small compared to a jetliner, but get a whole bunch of them together and they can do some pretty serious damage. Passengers on an American Airlines flight out of Seattle found that out yesterday, when the plane was forced to turn around after a bird strike left a two-foot dent in the nose of the aircraft. 137 more words

Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike Cracks Plane's Windshield

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A plane flying from New York to Tennessee made an emergency landing in West Virginia after striking a bird, officials said. 180 more words


Cedar Waxwings

Hundreds of ’em, flying all over the place and feasting on holly berries. Such a gorgeous bird.

At just one building in Chicago, from the fall of 1978 to 2004, a frightening number of birds were killed flying into windows. 164 more words


Bird Strike Sends United Jet Back to Houston, Nobody Hurt

HOUSTON (AP) — A bird strike has forced a United Airlines jet bound for Germany to safely return to Houston.

United spokeswoman Maddie King said Monday that nobody was hurt and the carrier made other arrangements for the passengers to fly to Munich. 75 more words


Bird Strike Prompts Emergency Landing At Sacramento International Airport

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A bird strike prompted an emergency landing during a busy holiday week at Sacramento International Airport.

The bird took out one of the plane’s engines. 31 more words


'Miracle On The Hudson' Survivors Remember Bird Strike Crash

By Mark Ackerman

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – January 15, 2009. Chris Rooney and Karin Hill had just spent a weekend together in New York. The young couple then boarded U.S. 560 more words


Animal Welfare: Preventing Bird Strikes

Stephanie Allard, Ph.D., is the director of animal welfare for the Detroit Zoological Society and oversees the Center for Zoo Animal Welfare.

Getting to see nature up close and personal… 487 more words

Detroit Zoo