Aviation Photo #2339204 Boeing 777-346 - Japan Airlines - JAL

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A bird strike! three bloodstains can be seen.
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    Jerry Pang
    Japan Airlines - JAL
    Boeing 777-346
    Boeing 777-300
    Boeing 777-300
    Sapporo - New Chitose / Chitose
    September 29, 2013
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Photo Added: October 31, 2013

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5 years ago
The gray trailing edge of the slat is composite and could have been delaminated by a bird strike. But they will likely fill the dent at the first overnight opportunity and defer a permanent repair until the next C-Check where they will either remove the slat and replace the trailing edge wedge or do a permanent repair with a bondo-like composite resin filler. Good as new. The panel over the pylon is pretty thick metal and likely no harm done there.
5 years ago
Looks like one bird fared much better than the other one in this encounter ;)
5 years ago
Interesting photo. The bird remains match the JAL logo too.

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