COLUMBUS, Ohio – Crews are investigating an American Airlines plane that made an emergency landing Friday morning.
According to Flight Aware, American Airlines flight 2380 heading to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport took off from John Glenn International airport at 6:14 a.m.
Shortly after takeoff, the plane experienced some sort of emergency. Around 6:34 a.m. the plane requested to return to the airport and make an emergency landing.
Fire crews were on standby on the runway as the plane landed safely around 6:50 a.m.
An American Airlines spokesperson says the plane struck several birds during takeoff and the plane experienced some damage forcing an emergency landing.
The airline is evaluating whether they need to get a new plane for the passengers who were onboard.
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