World’s calmest pilot remains unruffled after massive bird smashes into cockpit

An Ecuadorian pilot set an incredibly high standard for aviators everywhere when he managed to remain calm, cool and collected in the aftermath of a mid-air collision with a rather large bird.

The bloodied but unbothered pilot, Ariel Valiente, managed to get a short video of the incident showing the bird dangling from the window as well as his own face. As one commenter noted, it looked like “something out of a horror movie.”



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