easyJet: How birds caused mid-air scare for training pilot – 'Not good!'

AN EASYJET training pilot got quite the scare when birds threatened to strike her plane during her first ever experience in the cockpit, a documentary revealed.

Charlotte Sullivan was tasked with taking off and landing the easyJet Airbus six times under the watchful eyes of two veteran pilots before she could become a First Officer. However, during her first attempt, a flock of birds at low altitude caused her to make a “sharp turn to the right”, in an attempt to avoid them. While the feathery animals pose a great threat to aviation, pilots are taught to never avoid them, as it is more dangerous to fly off-route.

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source: Express

2019-06-24 14:59
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