NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A plane landed safely at LaGuardia Airport Friday evening, after a bird strike took out one of its engines.

Flight 2192 had just departed LaGuardia and was headed to Washington, D.C., when it hit an unknown number of birds, US Airways said.

READ MORE: Lincoln Center Transforming Iconic Josie Robertson Plaza Into Green Space

The plane turned around after losing an engine and landed safely at LaGuardia, US Airways said.

A total of 96 passengers and five crewmembers were onboard. No one was injured.

READ MORE: Former NYC Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg Confirmed As Deputy Secretary Of U.S. Transportation Department

The airline was expected either to re-accommodate the passengers or switch out the aircraft.

You May Also Be Interested In These Stories

MORE NEWS: Artist Efren Andaluz Pays Tribute To Late Rapper DMX In New Mural In The Bronx

[display-posts category=”news” posts_per_page=”4″]