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Holy cow! Boeing plane hits farm animal on runway

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Courtesy: theguardian.com

A Boeing 737-900 in Indonesia unexpectedly hit a cow while landing at an airport on the island of Sulawesi.

It happened Tuesday at Jalaluddin Airport in Gorontalo, according to CNN.

The cow was one of three who had wandered onto the runway.

After hitting the cow, the plane skidded off the runway.

Luckily none of the 110 passengers on board were hurt.

The cow was killed.

The incident caused many flight cancellations at the airport which was temporarily closed after the accident.

Operations resumed on Wednesday.

For the complete story from CNN, click here.

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