LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say an American Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Chicago landed safely after a bird strike forced it to return to the Sin City airport.

Linda Healey, a spokeswoman for McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, said early Monday that none of the 160 passengers and crew members was injured.

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She says the airport got the alert about the bird strike at 5:31 a.m. and Flight 334 made an emergency landing without problems at 5:43 a.m.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said the Boeing 737 was struck on departure.

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American Airlines said the plane taxied to a gate on its own but was taken out of service for maintenance.

The airline said all 156 passengers will be booked on other flights.

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