Kuwait Airways has confirmed that a bird crashed into the cockpit of one of its planes on Wednesday, forcing it to return to Kuwait Airport.
The airline said that flight KU301 from Kuwait to Mumbai, India, returned safely to Kuwait Airport after the incident.
According to the Kuwait News Agency, passengers were switched to an alternative aircraft to resume their flight.
Last month, Qatar Airways was reportedly forced to cancel a flight from Munich to Doha after one of its planes hit a flock of birds on approach to the German airport.
According to the Aviation Herald a Qatar Airways Boeing 787-800, registration A7-BCR, was on approach to Munich’s runway 26L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds resulting in multiple bird impacts.
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