Officials: FedEx cargo plane suffers bird strike, circles back to Mitchell Intl. Airport
MILWAUKEE — Officials at Mitchell International Airport say a FedEx cargo plane that departed around 6:30 a.m. suffered a bird strike early on Saturday, April 8th.
Out of precaution, officials say the plane circled back to Mitchell and safely landed at about 6:45 a.m.
The airfield was very briefly shut down as the plane approached and landed as a safety measure.
Officials say once the plane landed and taxied back to its hangar, the field was reopened and flights resumed as normal.
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