AA Boeing 777-200 Makes Emergency Landing at Norfolk

Sunday, April 13, 2014
By George Hatcher

American AirlinesThe American Airlines flight 950 en-route to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport from Sao Paulo, Brazil made an emergency landing in Norfolk, at 6:20 a.m. on Saturday, April 12.

The Boeing 777-200 aircraft had 242 passengers and 15 crew members on board. No one was injured.

A mechanical indicator light, signalling possible fire in the cargo area, prompted the pilot to seek an emergency landing at Norfolk International Airport. However, the airport fire crews did not find any indication of smoke or fire during their inspection after the plane landed.

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