NEWS 3 planes separately hit birds near LaGuardia Airport Wednesday morning

Three planes separately hit birds near LaGuardia Airport Wednesday morning.

The first two strikes occurred within a 90-minute period starting at 7:18 a.m., while the third happened just after 11 a.m.

FAA sources say ExpressJet Flight 5400 was struck in the nose gear area as the aircraft was turning to land on Runway 31, while Flight 5432 reported striking a bird while taxiing to the ramp.

Then, Air Canada 706 reported a bird strike 12 miles northeast of the airport two hours later. More on ABC