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Feb. 8, Milwaukee, Wisc. / Beech 1900D

At 11:35 CST, a Beech 1900D was substantially damaged by an in-flight collision with a Canadian goose. No people were injured, but the goose was cooked. The Skyway Airlines flight was 24 miles from its destination at 2,900 feet when it encountered a flock of 20 to 30 Canadian geese. One goose struck the outboard leading edge of the right wing, puncturing the leading edge and rupturing the fuel tank. The crew shut down the right engine, declared an emergency and completed the flight to General Mitchell International....

February 10, Chicago, Ill. / Beech 1900

At 16:53 central time, a Beechcraft 1900D was damaged in a gear-up landing at Chicago OHare International Airport. The flight crew and eight passengers were not injured. Seven passengers reported minor injuries. The captain said there were four minimum equipment list items that were inoperative, including the flap system. As the aircraft neared the airport, its landing clearance was changed from runway 14R to runway 4R. The copilot called out the Abnormal Procedures: Flaps Up Landing Checklist and later the Final Checklist. The captain reported, During the attempted landing the F.O. [first officer] stated that the gear might have collapsed, that is when I noticed that the gear was in the U...