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American Airlines flight makes emergency landing after hitting flock of geese


(audio is in the news story)

American Airlines flight 2163 from Boston to New York’s LaGuardia Airport returned to Boston Sunday morning after a bird strike.
The airplane landed safely at 10:19 AM Eastern time.

American Airlines flight 2163 took off from Boston Logan International Airport at 10:08 am eastern time, heading for LaGuardia Airport in New York City.

The flight had 99 passengers and a crew of four.

The plane returned to Boston after encountering a bird strike, according to a statement from the airline. The flight landed safely at 10:19 AM and taxied to the gate, American Airlines said.


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