Spokane-to-Denver flight diverts to Sea-Tac after bird strike


    FILE - United Airlines 

    SEATAC, Wash. - A United Airlines flight from Spokane to Denver was diverted to Sea-Tac Airport after a bird strike Friday morning.

    United Flight 812 took off from Spokane International Airport at 5:38 a.m. Shortly after the plane became airborne, it struck a bird.

    As a precaution, the flight was diverted to Sea-Tac, where it landed at 7:04 a.m.

    The aircraft was inspected and cleared to fly. It later departed Sea-Tac and resumed its flight to Denver, said a United Airlines spokesperson.

    No one was hurt during the incident.

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