Bird Strikes

Photos from the Federal Aviation Administration’s “Wildlife Strike Gallery” showing what can happen when a plane strikes a bird or other form of wildlife.

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March 17, 2008 – Night heron strikes Delta flight near Daytona Beach, FL
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September 4, 2013 – A small bird hits aircraft near Tyler, TX.
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May 18, 2011 – Boeing 737 hits a Blue Heron.
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April 11, 2010 – Bald Eagle strikes private plane near Middlefield, Ohio.
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November 24, 2010 – Remains of a tundra swan that struck a flight between New York and Washington, D.C.
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Engine shut down after it was struck by snow goose near Philadelphia, PA
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