An American Airlines flight had to return to Mineta San Jose International Airport for an emergency landing shortly after the plane struck a bird during takeoff this morning, an airport spokeswoman said.
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.
Rules allowing the shooting of birds at San Jose’s airport are getting revised.
Officials said birds struck Vice President Joe Biden’s plane as it was landing Thursday night at Santa Barbara Airport in California. Nobody was injured.
Shortly after takeoff, the Alaska Airlines flight bound for Maui ingested a bird into its engine.
A Hawaii-bound Alaska Airlines flight safely returned to Sacramento International Airport after a bird struck one of its engines.