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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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23 September 2016
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22 September 2016
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21 September 2016
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20 September 2016
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17 September 2016
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16 September 2016
More than 100 flights have been cancelled as French air traffic controllers go on strike again.
15 September 2016
Two thirds of MPs would support an expansion at Heathrow.
14 September 2016
TripAdvisor is launching a new homepage, making the booking of holiday activities and tours even easier.
13 September 2016
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