SAN JOSE, Calif. (November 15, 2013) The crew of a Dallas-bound American Airlines flight powered down an engine after a bird strike and made an emergency landing at Mineta San Jose International Airport in California.
No injuries were reported.
American Airlines spokesman Matt Miller said the MD-80 aircraft was carrying 139 passengers and five crew members.
Airport spokeswoman Rosemary Barnes says the plane returned to the airport about 20 minutes after it took off around 6:20 a.m. and taxied to a gate.
Miller says crews were evaluating the plane to determine if it can be brought back into service.
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