Thursday, April 19, 2012

Flock of Seagulls Prompts Scary Emergency on LAX-Bound Delta Flight 1063

NEW YORK (WABC-TV) -- A Delta flight bound for Los Angeles is believed to have sustained a bird strike shortly after takeoff from JFK Airport in New York.

The FAA says Delta Flight 1063, a Boeing 757, declared an emergency for an engine related problem shortly after takeoff at 3:10 p.m., and the pilot turned around. The plane landed safely at JFK.

The plane was carrying 172 passengers and 7 crew members.

Delta says the flight landed without incident. No injuries were reported. The airline was working on getting the passengers on another flight.

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