A British Airways 777-200 taxing to its gate after landing in Austin. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mateen Kontoravdis)

Two 777s Experience Birdstrikes In a Week

Bird strikes are not uncommon events in aviation, but it is certainly a peculiar occurrence that two of them have occurred in just a few days apart involving the same aircraft type, the Boeing 777. British Airways Flight Strikes Birds in Lagos On Dec. 30, a British Airways Boeing 777-300ER aircraft operating flight BA75 from London's Heathrow Airport to Lagos, Nigeria experienced a birdstrike while landing at its destination, the Aviation Herald reports. The aircraft was hit multiple times by…