The bird hit the engine of the aircraft Delta Airlines at the International airport John F. Kennedy

The plane Delta Airlines made an emergency landing at the International airport John F. Kennedy after his engine hit a bird. The collision occurred on Saturday at 8:20, shortly after takeoff, when the aircraft brand Airbus 319 gained altitude 150 m

According to the Port Authority, the pilot managed to safely land the plane. Aboard flight #2836 new York — Denver were 126 passengers — one of them was injured.

Sat. 3/31/18, approx. 8:20 a.m., JFK Airport; Delta Flt. 2836, an Airbus 319, suffered a bird strike on takeoff. Aircraft returned to JFK, met & inspected by the #PAPD Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter (ARFF) Unit. #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ #ARFF #JFKAIRPORT

— Port Authority PBA (@PAPD911) March 31, 2018

Collision of birds with aircraft is not so rare. Statistically, it occurs once in 2000 flights, i.e. a few times a week. Most often birds (or bats) is on the path of departing planes. The highest number of incidents in Texas.

For poultry the outcome of such emergency situation always predefined, but air transport is usually no danger. However, according to the rules, the pilot must make an emergency landing when the aircraft checked for hidden damage that can lead to a crash.