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 LHR London, England [Heathrow Airport], United Kingdom 14-March-2009 
 Air Canada Boeing 777-333(ER) Darryl Morrell 
 C-FIVQ You can sense how birdstrikes happen (more of C-FIVQ) ID: 827632 / 10860 views 
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1.Kevin Ernstberger (17-03-2009 17:23:08)

I think that is really dangerous for the aircraft and the passengers...

2.Peter Tretter (17-03-2009 21:53:53)

The flock of starlings is way left of the flightpath so there is no actual danger of birdstrike. Anyway, I think these little birds would pass through these mighty engines with no disastrous damage to the plane, wouldn't they?

3.Jonathan M (19-03-2009 14:12:48)

Peter, not so. A flock of Starlings downed the Ryanair 737 in CIA a few months back. If enough go through a turbine it can have disastrous consequences.

4.Dmitry Chemankov (22-03-2009 09:15:19)

Yeah, Jonathan is right. Even small ones can cause the engine flame out.

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