Photo: USAF / Master Sgt. John R. Nimmo

WASHINGTON: A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an airbase in Japan, the US Marine Corp said in a statement Wednesday.

“On May 7, 2019 an F-35B with Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing aborted take-off due to a bird strike

"On May 7, 2019 an F-35B with Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing aborted take-off due to a bird strike at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and safely taxied off the runway,"

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