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Passenger Stacy Parry snapped a picture of the darkened second engine. (credit: Stacy Parry/UGC)

Pilots Make Emergency Landing Following Bird Strike On Plane Leaving John Wayne

An American Airlines flight leaving John Wayne Airport Saturday morning had to make an emergency landing after birds struck the plane just after takeoff.

01/26/2013

This chopper had to make an emergency landing Sunday on a busy Lakewood Street. (credit: CBS)

LA County Sheriff’s Helicopter Forced To Make Emergency Landing On City Street

A bird strike has forced a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s patrol helicopter to make an emergency landing on Del Amo Boulevard, between Paramount Boulevard and Cherry Avenue.

10/21/2012

Emergency Landing

Plane Diverted To LAX After Bird Strike

LOS ANGELES (CBS 2) — A plane has been diverted to LAX for an emergency landing after a bird strike. The plane,  Alaska Air flight 707 leaving LAX for Vancouver, has reportedly been dumping fuel. It […]

08/30/2010