Ever wonder what would happen if birds were sucked into a jet engine? Here’s a video for you to get an idea when a bird flies into a jet engine.
What happens when a bird hits a plane?
Take-off and landing are the most crucial parts of any flight And while modern engines are made out of tough materials and are quite resilient, the blades do suffer damage when foreign objects make an entry. Like birds.
“It was like we were flying in a really bad storm – but there wasn’t a storm,” explained 18-year-old Lauren Albrighton who was travelling on Ryanair flight FR3445 which suffered the bird strike last week.