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Plane's nose caves in during flight

July 7, 2008 5:19:10 AM PDT
NorthWest Airlines officials are trying to figure out what caused the nose cone of a plane to cave in during a flight on Sunday.The damaged happened during a flight from Detroit to Tampa and didn't affect the passengers on board or the flight's scheduled landing.

Airport officials believe the plane may have collided with a bird.

Officials called the damage a minor maintenance issue and a very rare occurrence, but the cause is still under investigation. .


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