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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019

Navy ‘doomsday’ plane grounded after bird strike

The Navy’s “doomsday” plane wasn’t supposed to be on the ground in Maryland for long. Instead, the E-6B Mercury - a flying communications and command post designed to play a …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019

Pilot hailed as hero after bird strike disables Russian jet

A Russian pilot was hailed as a hero Thursday for safely landing his passenger jet in a cornfield after a collision with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff crippled …