Owl Flies Into Helicopter As Pilot Battles California Wildfires
A helicopter pilot in California was surprised to see an owl fly into his aircraft as he conducted water drops over the Creek Fire. Dan Alpiner, a pilot with aircraft charter company Sky Aviation, said he was taking on the wildfire burning in Fresno and Madera counties when the bird flew into his helicopter and calmly sat by the window, reports ABC News.
Sky Aviation termed the incident as "unheard of" in a Facebook post.
"It's odd to have an owl enter an aircraft. It's unheard of to have it enter while the helo is in-flight," Sky Aviation said. The incident occurred on Monday.