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April 10, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Korean Airlines jet diverted to Vancouver Island after emergency

The Associated Press

COMOX VALLEY, B.C. — A Korean Airlines Boeing 777 has been diverted to a Canadian Forces base on Vancouver Island because of an in-flight emergency.

The Canadian Forces says in a news release the flight was traveling from Vancouver International Airport and was diverted at about 5:30 p.m.

The military says emergency personnel are securing the aircraft in accordance with normal procedures.

The military base is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island.

 

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