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Plane Lands Safely At MIA With Bird Lodged In Wing

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A flashlight shines on a bird that struck the wing of an American Airlines plane that landed at MIA. (CBS4)

A flashlight shines on a bird that struck the wing of an American Airlines plane that landed at MIA. (CBS4)

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MIAMI (CBS4) — An American Airlines plane landed safety at Miami International Airport Thursday night despite a hole in one its wing left by a bird strike.

The incident happened around 6:20 p.m. on Flight 954 from Honduras.

holeinplane Plane Lands Safely At MIA With Bird Lodged In Wing

A hole in the wing of an American Airlines plane struck by a bird. (CBS4)

  According to American Airlines, the plane made a safe emergency landing after a flight attendant looked out of a window and spotted a bird lodged in the wing.

Once on the ground, the remnants of the bird were removed.

Nobody was hurt.

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