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Egypt Air flight detours after bird gashes front glass

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An Egypt Air flight from Aswan to Cairo was forced to return to its boarding point on Friday after a bird hit and smashed the Embraer E170 jet gashing its front glass.

According to a company official, the plane had to return to Aswan to be replaced by another that especially flew from Cairo.

All passengers were booked at a hotel near Aswan awaiting the arrival of the replacement plane.