Amaszonas incident Amaszonas Bolivia 

Amaszonas plane runs off runway after impact with birds

The incident happened last Thursday when the aircraft was ready to take off from Riberalta, Bolivia. An Airchild SA227-DC Metro 23 and registration CP 2459, belonging to the airline Amaszonas, suffered an incident on March 29 as it prepared to take off from the city of Riberalta, in northern Bolivia. The twin-engine aircraft carried 12 passengers and 2 crew between the Riberalta Airport (RIB) and the Trinidad Airport (TDD), both in the Department of Beni. As the plane rolled down the runway, at 9:30 local time, it hit a flock…

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San Francisco International Airport (SFO), San Francisco Intl. Airport United States 

San Francisco Airport: Two incidents with birds on the same day

On November 22, a plane from Skywest and another from United United Airlines impacted birds when taking off. The San Francisco International Airport (SFO), in the United States, had two incidents related to birds. In addition, other flights suffered delays when the runway was closed for cleaning. A United Airlines plane began flight UA-209 to Seattle. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft and registration N77537 accelerated on runway 01R, but the pilots canceled the climb about 90 knots on the ground due to an impact with a bird, apparently a turkey. The plane…

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Japan Airlines aircraft Japan Airlines 

Japan Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing at Tokyo Airport

The aircraft took off bound for New York, but due back after a bird strike. A Japan Airlines airplane departed from Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND) with destination to the city of New York, in the United States. The aircraft departed with 248 people aboard, 233 of whom were passengers, and a few minutes of flight, some of them heard a strange noise. Later the left engine started to catch fire. The plane landed at the same airport safely a few moments later. Authorities are investigating the incident that apparently was…

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AirAsia aircraft a330 AirAsia 

AirAsia flight diverted to Brisbane after bird strike

A flight of AirAsia X was diverted to Brisbane on Monday night after a bird strike. There were no injured. The flight D7207 took off from Gold Coast Airport, in Australia, about 10:20pm on Monday night and minutes later the passengers heard bangs and saw flames coming from the right engine. The aircraft, an Airbus with 345 passengers and 14 cabin crew which was on the route to Kuala Lumpur, should be diverted to Brisbane, where landed safely at 11:33pm local time. Eric Lim, a passenger who posted images and video on Facebook,…

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