Birdstrike!


 

China Airlines flight CI 702 from MNL to Taipei was canceled due to bird strike. The dead bird was found embedded in the left wing flap of the China Airlines Boeing 747-400 when the aircraft landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila.

Image Source: Rudy Santos

The “wounded bird” was eventually grounded pending investigation and repair of the aircraft.

Image Source: Rudy Santos