…though this one ended much less heroically than the “Miracle on the Hudson.”  Who would have thought that a single sparrow getting on board a passenger jet would eventually force all 123 passengers off the plane so flight crew could capture the bird?  Well, it happened in Seoul to an Air Korea Jet.  Fortunately, British Air has a plan for such an eventuality.

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.