A pilot was forced to return Baltimore-bound passengers to the Nashville airport the flew out of after a series of bird strikes threatened the safety of those onboard the plane.
Shortly after Southwest Airlines flight 3387 departed from Nashville International Airport Monday morning, the plane encountered multiple bird strikes.
The captain declared an emergency and turned the plane around, safely landing back in Nashville.
Fire trucks met the flight as a precaution.
There were 110 people on the flight that was scheduled to land at Baltimore-Washington International Airport later in the day. Southwest Airlines is working to help its customers get to Baltimore.
The airplane is out for maintenance.
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