VIDEO: Passengers’ on-board view of plane after hitting flock of birds in Abbotsford

737 aircraft forced to make emergency landing shortly after take off

Passengers on board Swoop airlines flight 312 watched this frightening scene after the plane hit a flock of birds after leaving Abbotsford International Airport yesterday morning.

The plane struck the birds shortly after taking off and were force re-route and make an emergency landing back at the airport.

People around the city claimed the aircraft made a booming sound after hitting the birds and some witnessed the flames seen in the video above.

The pilots were able to land the plane without further incident.

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