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Jet makes emergency landing in Calgary after hitting bird

The Calgary Airport Authority is investigating after a commuter jet leaving the city was forced to land when it hit a bird.

United Airlines Express flight lost 1 engine

A commuter jet was forced to land after hitting a bird -- a frightening incident for the 70 people on board. 2:10

The Calgary Airport Authority is investigating after a commuter jet leaving the city was forced to land when it hit a bird. 

An emergency was declared when the United Airlines Express flight lost one of its two engines — a frightening incident for the 70 people onboard.

  • For more on the story from CBC reporter Bryan Labby, click on the image above.