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Throwback Thursday: A-10 Warthog hits bird during 2007 Water Follies Air Show

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KENNEWICK, WA - For this week's Throwback Thursday, we went back just a little over ten years ago to 2007, when an Air Force A-10 Warthog hit a bird during the Air Show.

The bird did some damage to the vertical stabilizers, but the Air Force says the A-10 is built to withstand heavy damage and still fly safely.

Nevertheless, officials stopped the show back then for safety reasons.

Part of the bird was actually found inside the rear of the plane along with a fish the bird was carrying at the time!

On a side note - the winner of the 2007 Lamb Weston Columbia Cup was Dave Villwock.

And don't forget this year's Tri-City Water Follies is coming up July 27 - 29, and NBC Right Now and SWX are your hometown stations for all Water Follies coverage.

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