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

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

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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