American Airlines flight bound for Dallas makes emergency landing in Tulsa

BY KYLE ARNOLD, Tulsa World Modified: March 14, 2014 at 11:17 am •  Published: March 14, 2014

An American Airlines jet made an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport after striking a bird on takeoff Friday morning.

“The plane headed for Dallas hit a bird on takeoff and decided to circle back and land in Tulsa,’ said Tulsa International Airport spokeswoman Alexis Higgins.

The Boeing 757-200 was bound for Dallas, taking off at 10:31. It circled and landed back in Tulsa at 10:51 a.m., according to flight-tracking website

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