The largest expert travel community:
  • 693,812 Total members
  • 9,839 Users online now
  • 1,612,312 Threads
  • 28,417,464 Posts
Incidents

AA Flight Hits Deer During Takeoff

AA Flight Hits Deer During Takeoff
Ryan Boyd

During takeoff for a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina to Gulfport, Mississippi on Wednesday, American Airlines Flight 5320 struck a deer on the runway, forcing the flight to return. Officials reported that none of the 44 passengers and four crew members aboard the flight were injured as a result of the deer-striking.

To read more on this story, go to USA Today.

[Photo: Shutterstock]

View Comments (1)

1 Comment

  1. sdsearch

    February 17, 2017 at 5:26 am

    Not the first it’s happened there (per the linked USA Today story). So does CLT need to install some sort of deer-on-the-runway detector to warn planes?

You must be logged in on the FORUM to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

More in Incidents

Watch: Airport Employee Caught Pocketing Flyers’ Items on Jetstar Flight

Ryan BoydOctober 16, 2017

Hockey Player Demands Cocaine on Delta Flight, Attempts to Urinate on Cart

Ryan BoydOctober 6, 2017

PAX Laptop Catches Fire Aboard Virgin Flight

Ryan BoydOctober 5, 2017

Copyright © 2014 Top News Theme. Theme by MVP Themes, powered by Wordpress.