Delta’s Incoming Flight Encounters Bird Strike

December 10, 2014

Delta flight 561, arriving from Boston today [Dec 10], encountered a bird strike upon arrival in Bermuda, resulting in passengers booked on the return flight to Boston being rebooked on Delta’s other flights to New York and Atlanta.

A spokesperson said, “The Department of Airport Operations can confirm that Delta Flight 561, arriving from Boston, encountered a bird strike upon arrival at the LF Wade International Airport this morning.

“Following a review of the aircraft at the gate, it was determined that the bird strike did not cause any major damage.

“Passengers initially booked on the return flight to Boston were rebooked on Delta’s other regularly scheduled flights to New York JFK and Atlanta respectively.

“Last year, there were 36 confirmed reports of bird strikes at the LF Wade International Airport. Between 1990 and 2013, the FAA reported about 142,000 wildlife strikes with civil aircraft in the United States.”

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  1. Family Man says:

    I’m sure the bird might disagree with your damage assessment.

  2. Sky Pilot says:

    DELTA
    Dont Expect Luggage To Arrive.

  3. serengeti says:

    Not another surprise strike.

  4. Stunned... says:

    …now add Drones to the mix. there needs to be serious regulations regarding those things to keep them out of the path of passenger flights.

  5. Big Burt says:

    THIS IS a tourism DISASTER! Now we have Jihadist Birds?!?!?

  6. Sky Pilot says:

    DELTA
    Dont Ever Leave The Airport.

  7. Sailor says:

    BirdGate

  8. Buck-a-Roo says:

    I blame the qlq :-P