An American Airways flight was returning to an Ohio airport after a attainable fowl strike Sunday morning, the Federal Aviation Administration advised ABC Information.
The Boeing 737 was en path to Phoenix, Arizona earlier than being compelled to return to John Glenn Columbus Worldwide Airport round 8 a.m. native time after the reported strike that will have resulted in one of many aircraft’s engines bursting into flames.
“Emergency groups responded to an plane accident at CMH this morning with a reported engine hearth,” John Glenn Columbus Worldwide Airport wrote on Twitter. “The aircraft has landed safely and the airport is open and operational.”
After its secure touchdown, the aircraft was taken out of service for upkeep, American Airways mentioned. The corporate mentioned it’s working to deliver clients to Phoenix.
The FAA is investigating the incident.
Final month, a Southwest Airways flight flying from Cuba to Florida was compelled to show again after the aircraft struck birds, leading to an engine hearth and a smoke-filled cabin, the Related Press reported.
The six crew members and 147 passengers weren’t injured within the incident, Southwest Airways advised the AP.