Utah Jazz Make Emergency Plane Landing After Colliding With Flock Of Birds

AUGUST 21. 2011- SALT LAKE CITY, UT: Delta Airlines Airplane in tarmac ready to be boarded by flying passengers and crew

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The Utah Jazz had a bit of a scare on Tuesday afternoon thanks to a flock of birds.

According to reports, the plane was on its way to Memphis for tomorrow night’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies when the plane had to circle back minutes after takeoff due to engine troubles.

The plane had struck a flock of birds which led to the left engine shutting down, Delta officials confirmed.

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