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Officials: Plane Lands Safely In Philadelphia After Bird Strike

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A plane has landed safely at Philadelphia International Airport after the crew reported that a bird struck the aircraft's windshield, according to officials.

The FAA says the incident was reported at about 6:31 p.m. Monday.

American Airlines says Flight #1889 was traveling from Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut when it reported that a bird struck the aircraft's windshield.

The flight diverted to Philadelphia International Airport and landed safely without incident, according to American Airlines.

American Airlines says the Airbus 319 was replaced with an Airbus 320 and the 114 passengers and five crew members departed Philadelphia at 7:38 p.m.

Officials there were no reported injuries.

The aircraft was taken out of service and the aircraft windshield is being replaced, according to American Airlines.

The FAA will investigate.

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