Plane from Kamloops makes emergency landing at Kelowna Airport

An Air Canada Dash-8 with 65 people on board made an emergency landing at the Kelowna Airport Saturday afternoon, Jan. 9, 2016 with one engine.
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KELOWNA – A passenger plane bound for Calgary from Kamloops yesterday afternoon was forced to make an emergency landing at the Kelowna Airport.

Firefighters from halls in Kelowna and Lake Country were called to the airport at about 3:03 p.m., Jan. 9.

An Air Canada Dash-8 with 65 people on board landed with only one engine without incident, according to a Global Okanagan report.

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