November 9th, 2014 12:33 EST
Plane Collides With Stray Buffalo in India
"An Indian aircraft hit a stray buffalo during take-off from the western city of Surat, but no passengers or crew were injured.
The Delhi-bound SpiceJet plane, carrying 146 passengers and crew, was grounded on Thursday because of the damage sustained in the accident.
SpiceJet said the buffalo, which was killed in the crash, was essentially invisible against a black background"
India is destined to surpass America as the world`s preeminent military and economic power, or so the experts say.
But if an aircraft is hit by a stray buffalo, it`s the only proof you need that India is still a Third World country.
I`m surprised the plane wasn`t hit by a stray cow, considering how scared cows are allowed to roam free.
The BBC reports that on other occasions jackals, antelopes, peacocks, porcupines, snakes, monkeys, foxes and dogs have strayed onto runways in India.
What a freaking zoo, I`m not planning on taking a vacation to India anytime soon.