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Investigation Blames Birds for Helicopter Crash in UK

Geese penetrated the windscreen of an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter during evening training mission in January, disabling the pilot and co-pilot and leading to the crash that killed four U.S. Air Force crewmembers, a military investigation revealed Wednesday. The helicopter …

Bird Strike Caused Wreck of $8M Air Force Jet

U.S. Air Force investigators have confirmed that a bird strike caused an $8 million jet to crash in Texas during a training flight in July. Two pilots suffered minor injuries when they ejected from the T-38 Talon before it plummeted …