Flight lands safely at Newark Liberty International Airport after bird strike sparks fire

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Travelers with bags are pictured at Newark Liberty International Airport in this file photo. (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

An India-bound flight out of Newark was forced to return to the airport because of an engine fire sparked by a bird strike.

A spokeswoman for the agency that operates Newark Liberty International Airport says no one on board Air India Flight 144 was injured.

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokeswoman Erica Dumas says the flight departed for Mumbai with 313 passengers around...

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