SAN JOSE (KCBS) — A passenger airplane at Mineta San Jose International Airport had to abort its take off on Wednesday morning after striking a bird on the runway.

An airport spokeswoman told KCBS that a Southwest plane destined for Seattle hit a “single” bird on the runway some time during the hour after 7 a.m.

The plane subsequently returned to the gate and the passengers were being transferred to another plane and will continue on to Seattle as soon as possible, the spokeswoman said.

Comments (2)

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

Watch & Listen LIVE