Technical problems lead to emergency landing of two American planes

Published on : Saturday, September 27, 2014

emergency-landing1-300x225Nevada bound Sun Country Airlines chartered plane makes emergency landing due to technical problems
The Sun Country Airlines chartered airplane en route from Lewiston to Laughlin, Nevada landed at Boise Airport about 4 p.m. The Airport was briefly shutdown as the plane made a precautionary landingĀ  due to an engine warning light.

No one was injured while landing. However, all incoming flights were diverted and outgoing flights were delayed for about half an hour. The crew members found no engine fire and then towed the airplane off the runway.

WestJet flight makes emergency landing due to fuel leak

A Canada bound WestJet flight from Las Vegas carrying 126 passengers made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport just 13 minutes after takeoff.
It was suspected that the plane had a fuel leak shortly after it took off around 3:18 p.m

The Boeing 737 landed without incident. The Clark County Fire Department gave the all-clear signal shortly afterward. Officials say no other flights were delayed.
WestJet spokesman Robert Palmer says the airline cleared the aircraft to continue its journey. The airline did not find a fuel leak. The WestJet website showed the flight taking off again at 6 p.m. Thursday.



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