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Bird Strike Forces Jet's Emergency Landing

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November 03, 2004|From Times Wire Reports

An American Airlines jet made an emergency landing at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago after a bird was sucked into an engine right after takeoff, officials said. No one was injured.

Flight 1353, bound for New Orleans, was about 200 feet in the air when it hit the bird, an airline spokesman said.

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