Plane Lands Safely at BWI After Bird Strike

A plane landed safely at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Friday evening after a bird strike.

The pilot of Southwest Airlines Flight 3118 from San Antonio declared an emergency and was met by emergency vehicles as a precaution upon landing without incident before 9 p.m. The plane was taken out of service for inspections.

Several people called 911 about a plane in distress around Gibson Island, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, which sent units to BWI as requested.

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