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Centurion Air Cargo Plane Drops Engine Cowl During Take off

centurion-air-cargoCenturion Air Cargo flight GG-4852 had to return and make an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on November 11th.

The Boeing 747-400 plane departed for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but dropped an engine cowl during take off, prompting the crew to turn back.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.

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Centurion Cargo Flight Emergency Landing

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Contact photographer Rafael Nunes

What: Centurion Air Cargo McDonnell Douglas MD-11 en route from Miami,FL to Manaus Brazil
Where: Maiquetía Venezuela
When: Sep 17 2010 9:09 am
Who: 5 crew
Why: While en route, hydraulic system (#3) failed. The crew diverted to “Simon Bolivar” Maiquetía International Airport where Operations Track and Field, Fire Aviation, Medical and Airport Security were deployed. The “Air Emergency Plan” (SAP) was activated and the plain made a safe landing with no injuries.

Maiquetía is near Caracas in the Vargas state of Venezuela.

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