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Southwest Flight Returns to Love Field After Bird Strike: FAA

A Southwest flight returned to Dallas Love Field Airport Monday morning after striking a bird, the FAA says. 

The Boeing 737 had taken off for Albuquerque at about 10:30 a.m. when the strike happened, according to a spokesperson for the FAA. The plane turned around and landed without incident, the spokesperson said. [[247415601,C]]

A Southwest spokesperson said the flight returned "out of an abundance of caution."

Passengers were booked on another flight to Albuquerque and the plane will undergo a routine inspection, the spokesperson said.

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