Guadalajara, Mexico — An Aeromexico flight bound for Chicago was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff. Early Tuesday morning, the B737 left the International Airport of Guadalajara bound for Chicago.
According to C5 coordination personnel in Zapopan, the aircraft was 13 minutes into its flight when the plane suffered a turbine bird ingestion. The plane was forced to turn around and make the emergency landing.
Personnel from the Fire Rescue and Extinction Service were waiting on the tarmac for the damaged aircraft. Aeromexico pilots were able to land safely. There were no injuries reported, only damage to a turbine.