Flock of birds strike Victoria-bound plane on approach

Published on January 14, 2020, 5:14 pm

Published by Victoria News

Thirty one passengers travelling to Victoria escaped injury after multiple birds hit their plane as it was approaching Victoria International Airport Tuesday morning. The passengers travelling on Westjet Flight #209 from Calgary landed "normally and safely" in Vancouver after the birds struck the plane, a Boeing 737-800, as it was approaching Victoria, said Morgan Bell, advisor, media and public relations, with WestJet.

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