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Bird Strike Prompts SWISS 777-300ER Jet to Safely Abort Takeoff at Chicago Airport, How Common Are They?

A Swiss International Airlines flight bound for Zurich had to abort its takeoff in Chicago on September 8, 2023, after encountering a flock of birds on the runway. The Boeing 777-300 aircraft, carrying 396 passengers and crew, returned to the gate safely and no one was injured. ( More...

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