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Bearstrike Follow-Up: Alaska’s Other Non BirdStrike

Bearstrike Follow-Up: Alaska’s Other Non BirdStrike

The other day an Alaska Airlines 737 had a bear “birdstrike” on landing. However this wasn’t the first time a plane strikes a non-winged creature. On November 14th this year, Yakutat Airport in Alaska was the site of an unfortunate incident. As we...
Alaska Airlines 737 Has A Bearstrike On Landing

Alaska Airlines 737 Has A Bearstrike On Landing

An unfortunate incident happened in Yakutat Airport in south-east Alaska, when a landing Boeing 737 hit a brown bear that was crossing the runway. No passengers or crew were injured. The incident happened on Saturday at 6:30pm local time, so well after darkness....