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Hot brakes sends out fire crews at Kelowna International Airport

March 05, 2018 - 11:38 AM

KELOWNA - Kelowna International Airport is reporting this morning a case of bad brakes on a privately owned Cessna Citation light plane that was taxiing for take-off.

The airport says in a media release the pilot reported to the control tower that his brakes were overheating.

The airport’s aircraft rescue firefighting team was dispatched to help cool down the brakes.

Passengers aboard the plane have deplaned, and it was towed to a hangar and inspected.

There was no disruption to scheduled flights at the airport.

— This story was updated at 12:25 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018 to correct a typo in the fourth sentence. Thanks to reader Les Sagert for pointing out the typo.

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