Aviation Photo #1047937 Boeing 747-422 - United Airlines

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UNITED 870 on full take-off roll and all the sudden bird strike on ENGINE 1 cowling. this is an up close a personal shot with the damage (can any one spot the blood and the bent fan blades. he was a huge bird to do such damage). (Canon 350D, Canon 100-400mm L IS USM)
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    Sarmad Al-Khozaie - TranquillityAviationPhotography.com
    United Airlines
    Boeing 747-422
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing
    24382
    806
    N175UA
    Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot)
    New South Wales
    Australia
    May 14, 2006
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Photo Added: May 19, 2006

Comments (10)

Anonymous
11 years ago
I wonder how much that will cost to fix?
Anonymous
11 years ago
I heard that it was a pelican that hit the engine cowling.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Ouch, thats gotta hurt! Interesting photo though. The dent marks are clearly visible in the cowling and on one of the fan blades.
Anonymous
10 years ago
By looking at the blood splatter, It looks like that bird got vaporized!
Anonymous
10 years ago
The colours are perfect.Great shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
I feel sorry for the bird more than I do for the engine.
Anonymous
9 years ago
One of the costliest bird.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Nicely done! Very lucky to capture this!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Notice the reg it reminds me of UA 175 Sad but little memto

god bless the us
Anonymous
5 years ago
Now everybody knows from where minced meat comes XD

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