March 6, 2013 7:32 pm
By Mark Belko /
A Spirit Airlines flight from
Airport in Latrobe to ,
was canceled today because of a bird strike. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Flight 727 was scheduled to take off from the airport at 12:30 p.m. but still hadn't left the airport early this evening. In an email, Spirit spokeswoman Misty Pinson said the flight was canceled "as a result of a bird strike" but could provide no other information.
She said Spirit would accommodate passengers by providing an alternate flight to
tomorrow morning. "While we understand that this is an inconvenience, the
safety of our customers is our top priority," she said. Fort Lauderdale
Ms. Pinson said passengers also have the option of rebooking on another flight or taking a future flight credit or refund.
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