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16 March 2011 14:47
A Delta flight was forced to make an emergency landing after an engine failure
Passengers on board a US flight may be examining their travel insurance documents after their Delta jet's engine failed in mid-air over Florida, forcing an emergency landing.
The Federal Aviation Administration said it was a "contained" engine failure, meaning small parts such as fan blades came out of the back of the engine. The cause of the failure was not immediately clear.
The plane was a Boeing 737-800 with CFM56 engines.
Florida police found pieces of what appeared to be the damaged engine near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The plane returned to the airport shortly after take-off and landed safely.
Delta spokesman Anthony Black said the 119 passengers and six crew members on Flight 1846 changed planes and arrived in Minneapolis three and a half hours after the original scheduled arrival.
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18 January 2017
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13 January 2017
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11 January 2017
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06 January 2017
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