A plane was forced to turn around and land back at Dublin airport after hitting a hare on the runway

aer lingus hare

  • An Aer Lingus plane had to turn back shortly after taking off from Dublin Airport on Thursday morning after it hit a hare on the runway during takeoff.
  • The flight, bound for the UK, landed safely and was inspected, Stobart Air, the airline operating the plane, told Business Insider. The flight took off again shortly after.
  • Planes frequently hit animals, typically birds, but it can be a risky situation that has the potential to cause engine failure, which could bring down the plane.
  • Dublin Airport has a longstanding problem with hares and birds, which it says are sometimes “ingested directly into an aircraft read more >>>

    Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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