According to data of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), there are about 5.500 accidents involving birds and planes every year.
Poor fluffy kamikadze, they probably are not very happy to share the sky with winged metal monsters and getting to know their stiffness.
But what happens with them? Can a bird cause a plane crash? What is used to protect an airliner from this kind of incidents?
Be patient, my friends, for we are going to tell you right now. So, what happens if a bird strikes an airplane?