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3 planes collide with birds at LaGuardia Airport

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Three planes each collided with birds on approach to LaGuardia Airport on Wednesday morning.

The planes-- Delta 4127, Delta 5432 and Express Jet 5400- landed safely and there was no damage to the aircraft, according to the Port Authority.

The bird strikes occurred between about 7:45 a.m. and 8:45 a.m.

No injuries to passengers were reported. After the planes landed, the passengers disembarked normally.

The planes were inspected and cleared for flying.

A fourth plane, an Express Jet 5432, struck a bird while taxing to the terminal after landing at LaGuardia at about 8:53 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

It is not clear when the planes will be back in service or if they are already back in the air.

"It is up to the airlines to decide if they want to take those planes out of service," said Steve Coleman of the Port Authority.

The FAA is investigating the incidents.

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