Plane from Fla. to NYC Forced to Land After Bird Strike

A Spirit Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale to New York City was forced to return to South Florida following a bird strike

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A Spirit Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale to New York City was forced to return to South Florida following a bird strike.

Spirit officials say Flight 758 landed safely Monday morning at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

There was no immediate information on the number of passengers on board or the extent of damage to the plane, which was headed to LaGuardia Airport.

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