Bird strike forces flight to return to Houston

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A United Airlines flight from Houston to Calgary, Alberta, Canada was forced to return to Bush Intercontinental Airport following a bird strike upon the airplane's takeoff.

The flight crew is in the process of changing aircrafts in order to allow the passengers to reach their intended destination as soon as possible. The maintenance team is inspecting the Airbus 320 aircraft.