CHICAGO — A military plane had to return to Midway Airport after hitting a bird early Monday evening.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a military C-37 returned safely to Midway after reportedly striking a bird earlier in the day around 5 p.m.
No injuries were reported from the incident.
The US Air Force’s website says C-37 “are twin-engine, turbofan aircraft acquired to fill the worldwide special airlift missions for high-ranking government and Department of Defense officials.”
It is unclear what the purpose of the aircraft’s presence and air travel was at this time.