Air Force 2 forced to return to airport after bird strike

The plane that was carrying Vice President Mike Pence had to return after the collision with a bird damaged an engine on the aircraft.
1:31 | 09/23/20

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None of that air scare for air force to the plane carrying vice president pence was forced return to the airport after bird strike damage and engine. Tiffany has has details. Yeah. Overnight air force to striking a brood on taking. The plane carried vice president pence forced to make a rapid return to safety. We're very concerned veteran. Oh yeah. This video shows the moment of impact. One of the engines seen smoking and sparking just seconds after lifting off from the Manchester Boston regional airport. The single. Also shown to strike and then. You can even hear the engine sounds. Air force I don't. Don't we had created right now they have put it included. The expert on pilots quickly turning the runway clear for an immediate plans. Upon landing crews seen inspecting be impacted engine even vice president pens take the opportunity to inspect the damn kids. Then he was transferred to a backed up C seventeen cargo plane for the flight back to Washington. Arriving a little later than planned. Now the FAA tells us that about 39 strikes are reported every single date 97% of those are birds the rest or other animals. But Robin you can see in that video just how dangerous this could be. You can see that indeed OK TO thank you.

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