SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —A Southwest Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing Saturday after the plane lost power in an engine due to a bird strike.
Flight 3097 departed Sacramento International Airport at 6:35 a.m. for John Wayne Airport in Orange County.
At 6:43 a.m., the pilot of the plane reported that they had lost power in an engine because of a bird strike.
The plane landed safely back at Sacramento International Airport just before 7 a.m.
All passengers and crew are safe and the aircraft will be inspected.
Passengers on Flight 3097 will be booked on another flight headed to Orange County.