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MSNBC.COM - A United Airlines flight landed safely Tuesday morning, after being struck by a bird during its descent into Denver International Airport.

United Flight 1475 was inbound from Dallas with 151 passengers on board when the collision happened, Denver's ABC-affiliate KMGH reported. The strike occurred about 25 miles outside the Denver airport's property, according to an airport spokeswoman.

The plane landed without incident, though an image on KMGH showed a large hole and dent in the jet's nose under the cockpit windows. click here to read more

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