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# bird-strike - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Aer Lingus flight from Naples forced to turn back after hitting flock of pigeons

Flight EI451 had been due to arrive back in Dublin before 3pm.

# bird-strike - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is what happens when a bird strikes a plane's windscreen Plane Scary

This is what happens when a bird strikes a plane's windscreen

The pilot stays remarkably calm.

# bird-strike - Sunday 10 November, 2013

This is the damage a bird can do hitting a 747 mid-flight

A collision at speed can wreak more havoc than one would suspect.

# bird-strike - Thursday 2 August, 2012

What happens when an aeroplane hits a bird? This. Hole Lotta Fun This post contains videos

What happens when an aeroplane hits a bird? This.

The United Airlines flight was able to land safely, despite having a big hole in it.