Video of the Week: B757 Bird Strike at Manchester Ringway Airport


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We all know the impact of bird strikes on small aircraft, but when was the last time you saw their effect on something as large as a Boeing 757? Simon Lowe was on hand when a Thomson 757 engine sucked in a bird on take-off a few weeks ago, and he caught the whole thing on video. (Thanks to AVweb reader Lawrence Braden for sending us the clip.)

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