Plane Makes Emergency Landing At JFK After Bird Strike

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A plane was forced to return to John F. Kennedy Airport Tuesday morning after the pilot reported hitting a flock of birds, the FAA said.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. just after American Airlines Flight 1320 took off on route to the Virgina Islands.

Few details are known, but officials said the pilot radioed that he wanted to return after a possible bird strike. The plane, which had 134 people on board, landed safely back at the airport.

Stay with as this story continues to develop.

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