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Owl found in jet turbine during preflight check

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SYDNEY - A preflight check revealed an unusual stowaway: an owl sleeping in a jet engine.

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The owl was found during the check of a Virgin Australia flight, the airline said Thursday on social media.

“This owl didn’t give a hoot where it napped,” the airline said. “Our team of engineers rescued it and it was checked out before being safely released back into the wild.”


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