SANTA ROSA (CBS/AP) — An Alaska Airlines plane has struck and killed a deer while landing at the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport.
Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Bobbie Egan said the deer apparently wandered into the planes’ path and was hit Wednesday.READ MORE: CDC Recommends Pausing Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Shots
Egan says the plane was scheduled to continue on to Los Angeles, but that flight was canceled so the aircraft could be inspected.READ MORE: State Attorney General Will Oversee Sexual Assault Investigation Of Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli
She says the Bombardier Q-400 turboprop was not damaged, but the tires were changed as a precaution.MORE NEWS: Watch The Derek Chauvin Trial Live
Egan says the unusual incident led to the cancellation of two flights with 81 passengers, some of whom didn’t fly until the following day.