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Ryanair flight diverted after plane hit bird

The airline has apologised for the delay.

A RYANAIR FLIGHT from Manchester to Mallorca had to be diverted this evening after a bird hit the plane.

Flight FR 3445 took off shortly after 5pm but had to return to Manchester.

A spokesperson for the airline said: “This flight from Manchester to Palma returned to Manchester shortly after take-off following a minor bird strike.

“The aircraft landed normally and customers disembarked and were provided with refreshment vouchers. To minimise delay, customers boarded a replacement aircraft which departed to Palma. Ryanair apologised to affected customers for any inconvenience caused.”

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