Plane forced to make emergency landing after crashing into bird during take off
A plane carrying a senior US military official was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off when it struck a flock of birds, forcing him to catch another flight
Video shows moment military plane collides with a flock of birds
Video shows the moment a U.S. military plane carrying the head of the National Guard collided with a flock of birds mid-air. The plane returned to the airport shortly after takeoff but there were no injuries reported.
US military plane strikes bird before returning to Chicago airport, video shows
Among those on board was Gen. Daniel Hokanson, the Chief of the National Guard Bureau and the highest-ranking officer in the guard, as well as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.