NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A plane was forced to make an emergency landing after striking birds shortly after taking off Saturday morning.

Port Authority sources tell CBS2 Delta Flight 2836 suffered a bird strike at approximately 500 feet altitude just before 8:30 am, shutting down one of its engines.

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It was forced to return to John F. Kennedy International Airport, where the Port Authority PBA says it was met and inspected by the Aircraft Rescue Firefighter Unit.

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No injuries were reported.