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Published: Wednesday, 11/7/2012

Detroit-to-Conn. flight makes NY emergency landing

Detroit-to-Hartford flight makes emergency landing in Syracuse, NY, after engine quits


SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Officials say a Delta passenger jet that took off from Detroit made an emergency landing at in Syracuse, N.Y., today after one of its engines failed.

Syracuse Department of Aviation Commissioner Christina Callahan told WSYR-TV that the MD-80 with 102 people on board landed safely at Syracuse Hancock International Airport about 11:30 a.m.. She said the pilot reported that one of the two engines wasn't working.

The flight originated in Detroit and was headed to Hartford, Conn., when it was diverted to Syracuse.

No other information was immediately available.

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