- Associated Press - Thursday, November 26, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A Denver-bound United Airlines jetliner was forced to return to Sacramento after it hit a bird, causing an engine to fail.

Sacramento International Airport Spokeswoman Laurie Slothower says United Airlines flight 2005 departed Sacramento International Airport Wednesday evening and shortly after takeoff struck a bird.

The Airbus A320 was carrying 114 passengers and landed safety at the Sacramento airport about 35 minutes after departure.

No injuries were reported.

Slothower says the passengers had to be booked on other flights.


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