A JET2 flight headed for Scotland was forced to make an emergency landing after colliding with a bird.

The Tenerife to Glasgow flight left the Spanish island on Wednesday evening as planned, but was quickly forced to return.

The Boeing 737 aircraft was forced into an emergency landing after hitting a bird shortly after take off.

The Flight LS126 returned to Tenerife South airport, where a replacement aircraft was arranged to take passengers to Glasgow.

A Jet2 spokesperson said: “Flight LS126 followed standard procedure and returned to Tenerife South Airport shortly after take-off on Wednesday January 3, after the crew reported a minor fault indication.

“The aircraft landed safely, and customers were transferred onto a replacement aircraft and flown back to Glasgow Airport.”