CHARLESTON, W.Va. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A plane flying from New York to Tennessee made an emergency landing in West Virginia after striking a bird, officials said.

News outlets report the 57 passengers onboard the Delta flight, which was headed to Nashville, Tennessee from LaGuardia Airport, had an unexpected layover Thursday in Charleston.

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The pilot told air traffic controllers at Yeager Airport they were going to make an emergency landing at 4:50 p.m. after a bird struck the plane, airport spokesman Mike Plante said.

When the bird hit the plane, it cracked the windshield, officials said.

WOWK-TV, the CBS affiliate for Charleston-Huntington, West Virginia, posted a picture of the damage to Twitter.

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The aircraft landed without incident. No injuries were reported.

Delta was sending a new plane to transport passengers later in the evening, Plante said.

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