Saudi jet hits falcon while landing

Falcon dies in accident

A Saudi passenger aircraft hit a falcon while landing at the airport in the Gulf kingdom but there were no human casualties, newspapers reported on Sunday.

They said the falcon died after colliding with the plane’s wing as it touched tarmac at the airport, adding that the structure suffered from a small damage.

The papers did not mention where and when the incident took place or say how many passengers were on board the plane, which belongs to the national carrier Saudia.