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British Airways Jet Rejects Take Off after Engine Ingests Bird

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.

London-Bound Flybe Flight Aborted due to Bird Strike

FlybeFlybe flight BE-803 had to reject takeoff and return to the apron at Newquay Cornwall Airport, United Kingdom on September 15.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 plane was accelerating for takeoff when a sea gull struck it, forcing the crew to reject takeoff.

The airline arranged an alternate aircraft that took the passengers to London Gatwick airport with a 2-hour delay.

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