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Turkish Airlines Plane Returns To Uganda’s Airport After Bird Strike During Take-off

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Kampala, – A Turkish Airlines plane destined for Istanbul, Turkey had to return to Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday morning after it struck a group of birds during take-off.The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA), the country’s air transport regulator said the plane hovered in the Ugandan airspace for more than an hour.“As a precautionary measure, the flight hovered in the Ugandan airspace before landing safely at Entebbe at 08:52 a.m. (local time),” the aviation body said in a statement.“The aircraft is being checked for airworthiness before resuming the flight,” the UCAA added. (Xinhua/NAN) 

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