Denver, CO -
A United Airlines flight 1475 from DFW to Denver was struck by an unknown bird while on approach to Denver International, about 25 miles from airport property. It was a Boeing 737-900 with 151 passengers on board. No injuries have been reported.
Damage to the aircraft was significant, with the nose of the aircraft that houses the plane's radar crushed in.
Officials have sent residue from the bird to the Smithsonian so that the bird type can be identified.