Bird Hits Plane Leaving Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

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    The Spirit flight 404 with 109 people on board was headed to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

    A bird hit an airplane Friday shortly after it took off from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, said the airport spokesperson.

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    The plane returned after the hit, and the extent of the damage is unknown.