Military helicopter with potential mechanical issues lands safely at Kelowna airport

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KELOWNA - One of the military helicopters stationed at Kelowna International Airport reported a potential mechanical issue mid-flight today.
 
At approximately 3:50 p.m. today, July 12, a Canadian Forces Chinook Helicopter on approach to YLW advised the air traffic control tower of a potential mechanical issue.
 
As a safety precaution, the Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Team and Kelowna Fire Department were dispatched and on standby when the helicopter landed safely at 4 p.m. 
 
There was no disruption to scheduled flight service at the Kelowna airport.

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