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Denver-bound airliner delayed at YVR due to possible bird strike

A Denver-bound flight from Vancouver International Airport was forced to abort Friday after what United Airlines says was a possible bird strike.
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A Denver-bound flight from Vancouver International Airport was forced to abort Friday after what United Airlines says was a possible bird strike.

 A Denver-bound flight from Vancouver International Airport was forced to abort Friday after what United Airlines says was a possible bird strike. Photo: Allan Lee - Twitter @allaleeA Denver-bound flight from Vancouver International Airport was forced to abort Friday after what United Airlines says was a possible bird strike. Photo: Allan Lee – Twitter/ ‏ @allalee

United Flight 1184 was scheduled to take off at 12:30 p.m. and was rescheduled for 7:15 p.m.

United spokeswoman Kimberly Gibbs says in a statement that passengers were returned to the terminal and a maintenance crew inspected the aircraft.

She says the airline was working to get passengers to their final destinations as quickly as possible.