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B.C. Wildfire Plane Lands in Emergency at Kamloops Airport

BC Air tankerA Convair 580, Wildfire plane made an emergency landing at Kamloops Airport in British Columbia, Canada, at around 8:30 a.m. on August 5.

The pilot reported a mechanical issue in one of the two engines and turned the faulty engine off. He, then manage to land safely on one engine.

The plane was carrying retardant which he dumped at a fire in Kamloops Fire Centre before landing.

Navi Saini, a female fire information officer with B.C. Wildfire said, “We still have engineers working to figure out what had happened.”

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