Date & Time: Dec 15, 1944
Type of aircraft:
Martin 187 Baltimore
Taftîsh Gianaclîs - Taftîsh Gianaclîs
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After take off from RAF Taftîsh Gianaclîs, while climbing to a height of 1,800 feet, the aircraft collided with birds that hit the left wing. The captain decided to return and completed a safe landing without further problem. While all four crew members were unhurt, the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.
Bird strike during initial climb.