01-29-2007, 10:04 PM #1
Eagle Lugging a Deer Head Causes Outage
JUNEAU, Alaska - About 10,000 Juneau residents briefly lost power after a bald eagle lugging a deer head crashed into transmission lines.
"You have to live in Alaska to have this kind of outage scenario," said Gayle Wood, an Alaska Electric Light & Power spokeswoman. "This is the story of the overly ambitious eagle who evidently found a deer head in the landfill."
The bird, weighed down by the deer head, apparently failed to clear the transmission lines, she said. A repair crew found the eagle dead, the deer head nearby.
The power was out for less than 45 minutes Sunday.
01-29-2007, 10:31 PM #2Jersey Retired
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Re: Eagle Lugging a Deer Head Causes Outage
I hear that happens a lot with swallows and coconuts...
01-29-2007, 10:46 PM #3
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