DETROIT (AP) — It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a bird on a plane.
A Delta Air Lines flight captain decided to turn his plane around and return to Detroit after a bird was discovered inside the flight deck.READ MORE: UPDATE: Vallejo Crews Knock Down 4-Alarm Brush Fire That Damaged 3 Homes
The airline says in a statement that shortly after takeoff Saturday, the pilots of Flight 1943 from Detroit to Atlanta saw a small bird in the flight deck. The unexpected passenger had entered the aircraft during boarding.
The captain decided to turn the plane around to “avoid a potential distraction” during the flight. The aircraft landed without incident and the bird was removed and set free.READ MORE: Hundreds Of SF Homes, Businesses Without Power In SOMA, Mission Bay
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