Luckily, there were reporters aboard.
A pair of eagles has been mysteriously hanging around the site of the Miracle on the Hudson landing.
This was basically asking for it.
As the hero pilot returns to the skies, birds carry out a symbolic strike.
"He was just standing on the corner with a bunch of pigeons, and I noticed they were kind of like pushing him around."
It's just like Obama says — if you punish suspects without a fair trial, you're just going to breed more terrorism.
Sometimes, blog posts come to you.
Did we learn nothing from Guantánamo?
What will they think of next??
Where's Sully when you need him?
But you may never look at seagulls the same way again.
Score one for the terrain-bound forces of good.
Turns out that bird strikes are on the rise at New York's airports, contrary to what the PA has been reporting.
The federal agency is trying to suppress all reports of successful avian attacks.
According to a report released today, nearly a third of U.S birds are endangered, threatened, or in "significant decline."