NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A New York-bound airplane had to return to Boston following a bird strike Sunday.
American Airlines Flight 2136 to LaGuardia Airport took off around 10:08 a.m. from Logan International Airport and landed safely 11 minutes later, then taxied to the gate, an airline spokesperson said.READ MORE: What's Causing Record Flooding? Experts Say Missing, Dying Trees Are One Reason
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The flight had 99 passengers and four crew members on board. The passengers boarded a replacement plane that left at 11:52 a.m.
The jet, an Embraer E190, was being evaluated by maintenance staff.MORE NEWS: Some Parents Say NYC Department Of Education Still Doesn't Have Reliable School Bus Service
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