BOSTON — A Boston-to-New York flight has had to return to Boston after a bird strike.
An American Airlines spokesman said in an emailed statement that Flight 2163 to LaGuardia took off from Logan International Airport at 10:08 a.m. Sunday and landed safely 11 minutes later and taxied to the gate.
The pilot reported striking a flock of geese.
The flight had 99 passengers and a crew of four.
The passengers boarded a replacement aircraft that took off at 11:52 a.m.
The jet, an Embraer E190, was evaluated by maintenance staff.