Animal Strike on Take Off - India


BBC world news is reporting an accident where an Indian aircraft hit a buffalo on take off - web site is


Wish I still had the picture. A US/AWE 737 “bagged” a deer in CLT on landing a few years ago. It ended up, literally, wound into the left main gear.


My coworker scored a buck last year in a King Air. Luckily the wing spar checked out OK and it just required sheet metal repair and a new de-ice boot.

Could have been worse (and more exotic):