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TODAY   |  August 28, 2013

Bald eagle unharmed after crashing into window

Lewis the bald eagle crashed into a window during a chapel service at Oral Roberts University. He was supposed to fly across the room and land on his handler’s arm in a demonstration, but took a sharp turn and plummeted to the ground instead. Lewis was unharmed and is expected to be OK.

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>>> after one of our nation's symbols makes a crash landing . i want to warn everyone, the eagle you're about to see was not hurt. it happened during a chapel service. he was supposed to fly from the back of the chapel and land on his hand letter's arm, instead, this is what happened. if you look closely, the bird crashed into the window and fell to the ground. the hand letter rushed over to pick him up. lewis is expected to be okay. a beautiful bird. it is 7:14. matt and savannah, that is frightening to see and heartbreaking.

>> is it a good idea to fly them inside?

>> people want to see them. how often do you get a chance to see a bald eagle . but that's scary. but he's okay.

>> glad he's okay.

>> thanks. let's get a check of the weather from al. he's down at the lincoln