Birdstrike Knocks Out Airplane Windshield

Birdstrike Knocks Out Airplane Windshield

Nov 23, 2014 News by Gary Searing
NBC News ORLANDO, Fla. —A bird struck a plane traveling from the Bahamas to Orlando Executive Airport on Friday, leaving a large hole in the windshield. The pilot of the Piper PA-31 Navajo was treated at the scene for lacerations to his head. There were conflicting reports as to whether one or two people of […]

Bird strike could have caused deadly plane crash in Australia

Nov 23, 2014 News by Gary Searing
by Ben McClellan and Lia Harris The search has resumed today for a man still missing after a light plane crash off the south coast yesterday. The body of the other man onboard was recovered with significant head ­injuries on the ocean surface near debris and an oil slick yesterday. The ultralight plane “fell” out […]

Airports Commission sink Boris Johnson’s estuary airport plans

Nov 23, 2014 News by Gary Searing
By Adam Bienkov Boris Johnson's dreams of moving Heathrow airport to the Thames Estuary took a major setback today after an investigation found it would cause huge environmental, financial and safety risks.
A study for by the Airports Commission found that a new estuary airport on the Hoo Peninsula in Kent, would cause "large scale direct […]

Lakenheath Helicopter Crash Caused By Bird Strike

Nov 22, 2014 News by Pierre Molina
A US military helicopter from RAF Lakenheath which came down on the North Norfolk coast, killing four crew members, crashed as a result of bird strikes, officials have said. The HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed near Cley next the Sea on January 7 during a routine training exercise. This morning the US Air Force issued […]

Red Arrows suffer THIRD bird strike in two weeks reports say

Aug 20, 2014 News by admin
By Retford Times The Red Arrows are believed to have been hit by a third bird strike in as many weeks, according to an unconfirmed report. It has been reported the Red 8 jet hit the bird during Farnborough Air Show in Hampshire today, although the incident has not yet been confirmed by the RAF. In the last fortnight, […]