Friday, July 13, 2007

ThomsonFly Ingests Bird Just After Takeoff

On 29 April 2007, the right engine of a ThomsonFly 757 ingested a bird just after takeoff on a flight from Manchester, UK to Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. The crew declared an emergency and landed without incident.

Video of the ingestion and early part of the flight.

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