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Emergency Landing At East Midlands...

Tue Jun 10, 2003 7:36 pm

Just heard a (brief) radio report off BBC Radio News saying a bmi aircraft with 50 pax has made an emergency landing at EMA with engine troubles. It says the aircraft was travelling Leeds Bradford to Paris.
Thats all it said...

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RE: Emergency Landing At East Midlands...

Tue Jun 10, 2003 7:59 pm

This BBC story has confirmed it as an "Embraer aircraft, a twin engine turbo-prop," and that it was carrying 48 passengers and 4 crew to Paris Charles de Gaulle.

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RE: Emergency Landing At East Midlands...

Tue Jun 10, 2003 8:00 pm

There's a little bit more info on the BBC news website:-

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RE: Emergency Landing At East Midlands...

Wed Jun 11, 2003 7:45 pm

Its now been corrected to a twin engined turbo fan - wouldn't jet do?

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