British Airways Jet Rejects Take Off after Engine Ingests Bird

Thursday, June 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

British airwaysBritish Airways flight BA-491 rejected take off from Gibraltar International Airport in Gibraltar, on June 7th.

The plane was accelerating to take off for Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, when one of the engines ingested a sea gull, prompting to pilots to reject take off.

The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The flight was cancelled.

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