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Air Deccan plane makes emergency landing

kolkata Updated: Dec 24, 2010 17:36 IST
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An Air Deccan plane from Jamshedpur on Friday landed in emergency conditions at NSC Bose International airport in Kolkata after one of its engines developed a technical problem and shut down mid-air.

All 17 people on board the aircraft are safe, airport sources said.

The pilot of the Jamshedpur-Kolkata flight contacted Air Traffic Control of Kolkata airport after one of its two engines shut down mid-air, they said.

All preparations were made and the flight landed safely at 1pm.

The small aircraft of the low-cost carrier shuttles between Kolkata and Jamshedpur daily, officials said.

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