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Southwest Flight Returns To Dallas Love Field Following Bird Strike

July 10, 2018 - 5:20 am

DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A Southwest Airlines flight was forced to return to Dallas Love Field on Monday after an apparent bird strike.

According to the FAA, Southwest Flight 526 was headed for San Fransisco when it hit the bird.

The FAA says the plane turned around and landed safely at Love Field before being towed to the gate for engine inspection.

Passengers were forced to wait a couple of hours for another flight. No one was hurt.