Alaska Airlines Plane Hit By Bird

A bird struck the fuselage of an Alaska Airlines plane departing from Los Angeles International Airport yesterday, but the aircraft managed to land safely.

Flight 707 with 159 passengers on board, returned safely to the airport.

From CNN:

The bird hit the plane above the windshield shortly after it took off Monday evening from Los Angeles International Airport en route to Vancouver, British Columbia, said Mike Fergus of the Federal Aviation Administration.

The plane was 1.5 miles off the runway, Fergus said.

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3 Comments on “Alaska Airlines Plane Hit By Bird”

  1. Honeydog Says:

    Shouldn’t it really be “Bird hit by PLANE”!

  2. Honeydog Says:

    I think all Birds should get together and Protest!… Carry little Signs… “The Friendly Skys are NOT so Friendly”!!

  3. Honeydog Says:

    I’m picturing it… Itty Bitty Teeny Tiny Shirts!
    LOL! LOL! LOL!

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