Plane from Fla. to NYC Forced to Land After Bird Strike
The snow in the mid-Atlantic region kept many planes from taking off at Bradley International Aiport in Windsor Locks.
Updated at 2:32 PM EST on Monday, Feb 15, 2010
A Spirit Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale to New York City was forced to return to South Florida following a bird strike.
Spirit officials say Flight 758 landed safely Monday morning at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
There was no immediate information on the number of passengers on board or the extent of damage to the plane, which was headed to LaGuardia Airport.
Published at 1:32 PM EST on Feb 15, 2010
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