Flames shoot from plane engine during bird strike
A passenger aboard a Lufthansa flight has captured the moment when flames shot out of an engine after hitting birds.
The Daily Mail reported that the Airbus A321 was headed for Frankfurt from Beirut’s international airport when the incident happened.
The plane was reportedly forced to make an emergency landing in Beirut after losing power to one of its engines due to a bird strike.
The Youtube user who videoed the incident, who goes by the username Moophz Himself, wrote: “Brutal explosions in an aircraft taking off from Lebanon cause by a bird strike, pilot manages to land safely.”
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Passengers can be heard on the video cheering and applauding when the plane lands safely.