Canada: plane forced to make emergency landing after after hitting several geese

Canada: plane forced to make emergency landing after after hitting several geese
Photo: Tara Walton/The Canadian Press

The crew and 176 passengers were safely escorted off the 737 Boeing jet.

A plane was forced to make an emergency landing after several geese were sucked up into one of its engines near the Abbotford airport, Canada. 

Flight 312 left for Edmonton at 8:18 a.m. The plane landed back at the airport 10 minutes later after hitting the birds, according to the airport's general manager. 

The crew and 176 passengers were safely escorted off the 737 Boeing jet and led back to the terminal. No one was hurt.

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