Russian airplane: emergency landing after birds strike
Added on Thu September 19th, 2019
Crashes plane due to birds strike are raised in the world. In Russia, pilot Damir Yusupov avoided another tragedy.
Last 15th august, a Russian Airbus A321 (where there were 233 people on board) lost dual engine because of some big birds. The pilot was brave and he managed to land in a corn field. Passengers were afraid but fortunately safe. The pilot received the title of “Hero of Russian Federation” by President Vladimir Putin.
This was one of several crashes plane caused by birds strike. Enac, Civil Aviation Authority, said that this type of crash plane is raised because the number ofwild birds are increased in recent years and they become bigger.
However, plane motors can handle the most of collisions with birds. It is rare that birds knock out both airplane engines.
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