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Engine Fire Prompts French Military Plane to Make Emergency Landing at Newquay Airport

military planeA French air force E121 aircraft had to make an emergency landing at Newquay airport, Cornwall, UK, on the morning of November 21.

Emergency was declared after the plane’s engine caught fire while it was on its way back to Avord air base in France with 2 people aboard.

According to a Newquay airport spokesperson, “We were contacted by the aircraft to say they had an engine fire which they extinguished before they arrived at Newquay…They decided they needed to take a diversion from their training flight. They aircraft arrived safely and the emergency services weren’t required.”

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