Delta flight from Detroit to Atlanta had to return to Detroit "shortly after takeoff" because a small sparrow had snuck into the cockpit, airport officials said. The feathered culprit slipped on the plane during boarding and then made its way into the cockpit, where the captain become aware of the nuisance..The captain decided to turn the plane around to "avoid a potential distraction" during the flight..DETROIT AP It s a bird. It s a plane. No, it s a bird on a plane. A Delta Air Lines flight captain decided to turn his plane around and return to Detroit after a bird was discovered inside the flight deck. The airline says in a statement that shortly after takeoff Saturday, the pilots of Flight from Detroit to .Bird flies into cockpit, forces Delta flight to turn around..
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