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Red Arrows suffer THIRD bird strike in two weeks reports say

Red Arrows suffer THIRD bird strike in two weeks reports say

Aug 20, 2014 News by admin

By Retford Times

The Red Arrows are believed to have been hit by a third bird strike in as many weeks, according to an unconfirmed report. It has been reported the Red 8 jet hit the bird during Farnborough Air Show in Hampshire today, although the incident has not yet been confirmed by the RAF. In the last fortnight, Red 6 and Red 7 have both been involved in similar incidents at RAF Waddington Air Show and during a validation exercise for Farnborough. In such circumstances the planes are forced to ground for safety reasons so that damage can be assessed.

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