Interesting to note that the pilots had to be alerted to a smoking engine.http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2014/03/14/dallas-bound-aa-flight-hits-bird-makes-emergency-landing/
"DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A Dallas-bound American Airlines flight from Tulsa, turned around and made an emergency landing after hitting a bird.
AA flight 1491 had 182 passengers and 7 crew members on board, when it departed at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The plane hit the bird shortly after takeoff and immediately returned to Tulsa’s airport."http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL1491/history/20140314/1515Z/KTUL/KDFW