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USA, airplane hits eagle and is forced to land
Orlando, USA - The MD-83 with 138 people on board received damage to the nose and to the angle of attack sensor
Some thrill yesterday for the 138 people on board of a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 scheduled to fly from Orlando to Allentown when their plane, during take off, hit a bald eagle (the classic American symbol eagle). The aircraft was forced to land and was inspected. The impact caused damages to the nose and to the angle of attack sensor (the stall preventing device), so the passengers were reprotected...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency