American Airlines Flight Diverts to Phoenix After Bird Strike

Friday, April 22, 2016
By George Hatcher

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-713 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Phoenix, Arizona, on April 21st.

The Airbus A321-200 plane, heading from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Charlotte, North Carolina, was diverted after a windshield cracked due to bird strike.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 174 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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