Bird flock strikes as plane comes into land at Leeds-Bradford Airport

Firefighters were called to Leeds Bradford Airport today after a plane was damaged by a flock of birds as it came into land.

Crews from Rawdon and Cleckheaton stations were placed on standby after part of the small aircraft suffered structural damage on its approach.

A fire service spokesman said the two people on board the plane were not injured and that the aircraft landed safely.

The incident happened at about 11am.

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