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American Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Iceland

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 23:14

Reykjavik (Iceland): An American Airlines flight with
145 people on board made an emergency landing today in Iceland
after reports of chemical fumes in the cabin.
The plane landed safely just after 1345 GMT today, but
the passengers have not disembarked, Keflavik Airport
spokesman Fridthor Eydal said.
Earlier, he said several passengers on the Boeing 767 had
complained of dizziness. Emergency teams were on the scene.

The flight was en route from Paris to Dallas-Ft Worth in
Texas, the Icelandic Civil Protection Agency said.


First Published: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 23:14

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