Flames shoot from plane engine during bird strike

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Flames shoot from plane engine during bird strike

A passenger captures flames shooting from a plane engine. Photo: Youtube/Moophz.com

A passenger aboard a Lufthansa flight has captured the moment when flames shot out of an engine after hitting birds.

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The Daily Mail reported that the Airbus A321 was headed for Frankfurt from Beirut’s international airport when the incident happened.

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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.