Plane makes emergency landing after likely bird strike

The flight had to return just minutes into the flight

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A Japan Airlines plane bound for New York returned to a Tokyo airport after the pilot reported a bird strike to an engine during takeoff.

The boeing, carrying 233 passengers and 15 crew members, requested an emergency landing just minutes after taking off.

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Flames appeared on hte left engine as the plane ascended from the runway.

Luckily no injuries were reported from the incident.

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