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
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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
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
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
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