PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A plane has landed safely at Philadelphia International Airport after the crew reported that a bird struck the aircraft’s windshield, according to officials.
The FAA says the incident was reported at about 6:31 p.m. Monday.READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
American Airlines says Flight #1889 was traveling from Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut when it reported that a bird struck the aircraft’s windshield.
The flight diverted to Philadelphia International Airport and landed safely without incident, according to American Airlines.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Chance Of Severe Weather As Parts Of Region Could See Up To 3 Inches Of Rain
American Airlines says the Airbus 319 was replaced with an Airbus 320 and the 114 passengers and five crew members departed Philadelphia at 7:38 p.m.
Officials there were no reported injuries.
The aircraft was taken out of service and the aircraft windshield is being replaced, according to American Airlines.MORE NEWS: Lower Merion Police Help Dog Walkers Become More Aware, Alert While On Walks
The FAA will investigate.