Jet Blue Plane Makes Emergency Landing At JFK Following Bird Strike

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Jet Blue plane made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday morning following a bird strike.

Flight 683 had about 144 people on board when it took off for Orlando, and struck a bird not soon after.

The pilot returned to JFK, where the plane landed safely, CBS 2 reported.

Passengers were then boarded onto another plane bound for Florida.

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