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Airplane hits flock of birds in Australia, take off rejected
Adelaide, Australia - No problem for the passengers, substantial damages to the aircraft
A Tiger Airways Australia Airbus A-320/200, flight TT882 from Adelaide to Bilinga Gold Coast (Australia), rejected take off today after the aircraft hit a flock of Galah (roseate cockatoos) birds. At least one of these birds was ingested by one of the airplane's engines, causing substantial damages. After slowing down and interrupting the take off procedure, the aircraft has been driven back to...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency