AirTran Flight Turns Around After FO Injured By Bird-Strike
Just as we were writing up a listing of tall the recent bird
strikes, ANN has learned that yet another case of "Shredded Tweat"
has occurred. An AirTran Boeing 737-700, departing Philadelphia
(Saturday) took a bird strike to the right side of the nose
resulting in windshield damage that also injured the First
We share the skies with all manner of things attempting to
commit aviation... including the kind that lives and breathes...
until they smack one of us. It was a bad week for bird strikes, as
evidenced by the accident summaries listed below. Worst of all, an
Eagle (the breathing/feathered kind) is among trhe casualties,
though we're happy to see that no humans were seriously injured in
these collisions. Keep an eye out for flying foul!