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Ryanair flight forced to return to Manchester airport after bird strike

Published 01/04/2016

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Ryanair plane

A Ryanair flight was forced to return to Manchester airport after a bird strike.

The plane was heading to Palma in Mallorca when the pilot had to abandon the journey shortly after take-off.

A Ryanair spokeswoman said: "This flight from Manchester to Palma returned to Manchester shortly after take-off following a minor bird strike.

"The aircraft landed normally and the flight to Palma will operate as soon as possible.

"Ryanair apologised to affected customers for any inconvenience caused."

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