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Airplane hits deer on takeoff

Posted at 5:52 AM, Feb 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 07:52:23-05

An airplane rammed into a deer during takeoff, causing a fuel leak that grounded the aircraft.

Passengers on the American eagle jet were given a scare. The pilot was forced to turn around after the impact, and everyone on board was evacuated.

Crews doused the plane with foam to avoid a fire.