A Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines jetliner carrying 150 people returned to the Oakland airport shortly after takeoff after hitting a bird.
A flight arriving in Oakland Monday afternoon was struck by lightning in its approach to the Bay Area, but was undamaged and no one onboard was injured, an airline spokeswoman said.
A passenger jet departing San Jose Mineta International Airport Monday morning was forced to return for an emergency landing, according to airport officials.
Though it’s early, 2014 is shaping up to be a great year for Mineta San Jose Airport with airlines adding more flights and destinations.
A passenger jet from San Jose bound for Honolulu had to make a precautionary landing at Oakland International Airport Wednesday morning following a possible bird strike, officials said.
An Alaska Airlines flight bound for Seattle from the Los Angeles area has made an emergency landing at Mineta San Jose International Airport Wednesday morning.
Shortly after takeoff, the Alaska Airlines flight bound for Maui ingested a bird into its engine.
Oakland Airport officials said they received a bomb threat forcing the pilot to land the plane about 25 minutes earlier than expected.