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Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Safely Lands in Istanbul

Turkish airlinesTurkish Airlines flight TK-1668 was hit by an eagle in Istanbul, Turkey, on September 7th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Hamburg, Germany, was on final approach to Istanbul Airport when an eagle got trapped in the nose gear.

The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

Helicopter Crashes into Pearl Harbor; 1 Critically Injured

A Bell 206 helicopter crashed and sunk near the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 18.

The private helicopter went down while it was carrying five people, including the pilot and a family of four visiting from Canada.

All five occupants of the aircraft survived the crash. However, one of them – a 16-year-old boy- was trapped underwater and had to be extricated from his seat. He was taken to hospital in critical condition.

Authorities believe the helicopter belongs to tour operator Genesis Aviation.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating the cause of crash.

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