Author Topic: AAL 1491 KTUL Bird Strike 03-14-14  (Read 5387 times)

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AAL 1491 KTUL Bird Strike 03-14-14
« on: March 19, 2014, 04:24:44 PM »
Interesting to note that the pilots had to be alerted to a smoking engine.

http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2014/03/14/dallas-bound-aa-flight-hits-bird-makes-emergency-landing/
"DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A Dallas-bound American Airlines flight from Tulsa, turned around and made an emergency landing after hitting a bird.
AA flight 1491 had 182 passengers and 7 crew members on board, when it departed at 10:30 a.m. Friday.  The plane hit the bird shortly after takeoff and immediately returned to Tulsa‚Äôs airport."

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL1491/history/20140314/1515Z/KTUL/KDFW