Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017
The plane had been struck by a bird a short while after 2.50 p.m. on Thursday while it had been departing from John Lennon Airport in Liverpool. As per one of the popular news media based on the aviation industry, the crew members of the Airbus A319 stopped the ascent at 4,000 feet and made a safe landing.
Thereafter, the emergency services were placed on stand-by.
In a statement, a spokesman of EasyJet said that flight EZY7021 that was flying to Jersey from Liverpool returned from airborne on account of a bird strike during its take-off.
The spokesman said that the pilot of the aircraft had decided to return to Liverpool following their guidelines and had requested for an expedited landing as a precautionary measure. Then, the plane landed safely and all the passengers were capable of disembarking normally.
EasyJet mentioned in a statement that wellbeing of their passengers and crew members in its highest priority.