Bird-Hit Egyptair Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Monday, March 14, 2016
By George Hatcher

EgyptAirEgyptair flight MS-779 had to make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom, on March 11th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was on approach to the airport when a bird penetrated its nose, prompting the crew to declare an emergency. The plane was flying from Cairo, Egypt, at the time.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 71 passengers aboard at the time; all of the remained safe.

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