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Mistral Air Plane Returns to Italy due to Engine Shut Down

Mistral AirMistral Air flight AZ-1822 had to return and make an emergency landing at Trapani, Italy, on April 9.

The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, en-route to Pantelleria, Italy, had to return due to an engine problem. The crew had to shut-down the engine mid-air.

The plane landed safely.

All 33 people aboard remained safe.

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Mistral Engine Shut Down over Italy

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What: Mistral Air Boeing 737-300 en route from Fuerteventura,Spain to Rome
Where: Alghero Airport
When: Jul 4th 2011
Who: 139 passengers
Why: Halfway between Mallorca and Sarina, an engine developed problems. Pilots shut it down and diverted to Sardinia, where they made a safe landing (described as a soft landing.)

*One source describes the flight as originating in the Canary Islands.

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