An Abuja bound Aero Contractors flight returned to Port Harcourt after one of the engines of the aircraft was hit by bird few minutes after take-off in what is popularly known as bird strike.
A bird strikes are a collision between an airborne animal (usually a bird or bats) and a moving vehicle, usually an aircraft.
Ufuoma Bernard, a passenger who narrated his experience on the flight on social media stated Aero Contractors’ aircraft suffered bird strike five minutes after take-off to Abuja.
Bernard further stated that the aircraft landed back in Port Harcourt airport successful with crew and passengers.
Recalled that two months ago, a Lagos bound Aero Contractors flight returned to Kano after one of the engines of the aircraft was hit by bird during take-off.