An EgyptAir passenger jet suffered a bloodied nose when it was struck by a bird Friday while coming in to land at London’s Heathrow Airport.
Photographs show how the creature left a large blood-smothered dent in the Boeing 737-800’s beak.
Despite the dangerous distraction, the pilots managed to safely land the flight from Cairo with 71 passengers on board, reports The Aviation Herald. The fate of the bird is unknown, but it is presumed to have died following the collision.
EgyptAir Senior Procurement Specialist Amir Hashim posted images of the damage to Facebook. “The damage read more >>>
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