- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 28, 2014

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A plane that was landing at Norfolk International Airport fatally struck a bald eagle.

Airport deputy executive director Robert Bowen says the eagle was struck on a runway Tuesday morning by a U.S. Airways Express flight operated by Air Wisconsin.

Airport firefighters typically try to chase away wildlife that get close to runways. In this case, Bowen tells The Virginian-Pilot (https://bit.ly/1i8AP6S) that no one saw the eagle.


Information from: The Virginian-Pilot, https://pilotonline.com

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