United Airlines Flight Lands Safely After Bird Strike

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0  Updated at 1:23 pm, July 31st, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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File photo. (United Continental Airlines)(DENVER) — A United Airlines flight from Dallas/Ft. Worth struck a bird as it made its descent into Denver on Tuesday, causing a large hole in the plane’s nose.

ABC News affiliate KMGH reports that Flight 1475, a Boeing 737, was carrying 151 passengers at the time of the incident. No one was injured as a result of the strike, a spokesman for the airline said, according to KMGH.

The flight landed just before 9:30 a.m. local time.

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