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US Airways Birdstrike On Takeoff At ROC  
User currently offlineKBUF From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 515 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3034 times:

Flight 1101 ROC-CLT, an A319.

http://www.whec.com/news/stories/S1460967.shtml?cat=566

At least they didn't have to ditch into the Genesee River.  


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User currently offlineDCA-ROCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4492 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2822 times:

Landing in the Genesee River would not be fun. Eee-yuk. Well, probably no grosser than the Hudson. The Genesee isn't straight, either, it's as curly as the lower Mississippi once you get south of Rochester. Not a great landing pad.

Good to hear that they were able to land normally. The Democrat and Chronicle story gives some more information; apparently only one engine was damaged.

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/...port-after-striking-Canadian-geese

Jim


User currently offlinescflyboy From United States of America, joined May 2007, 10 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2572 times:

13wham report has one minute of tower atc conversation with Catcus 1101.

Here s the link;

http://www.13wham.com/news/local/sto...-After/X87aefFmFUuu0n5zYSHDlw.cspx


User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2472 times:

It's that time of the year again. The birds are headed north now.................


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User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7456 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2384 times:

Nice to see the ever-vigelent D&C referred to it as an "A-19".


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