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AA Flight Hits Deer During Takeoff

AA Flight Hits Deer During Takeoff
Ryan Boyd

During takeoff for a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina to Gulfport, Mississippi on Wednesday, American Airlines Flight 5320 struck a deer on the runway, forcing the flight to return. Officials reported that none of the 44 passengers and four crew members aboard the flight were injured as a result of the deer-striking.

To read more on this story, go to USA Today.

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  1. sdsearch

    February 17, 2017 at 5:26 am

    Not the first it’s happened there (per the linked USA Today story). So does CLT need to install some sort of deer-on-the-runway detector to warn planes?

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