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November 23, 2014

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American Airlines flight from Las Vegas makes emergency landing

An American Airlines flight heading from Las Vegas to Dallas has made an emergency landing in Albuquerque.

American Airlines flight 1868 landed safely around 8:40 a.m. Friday at Albuquerque International Sunport and passengers were told the plane would be taken out of service.

The plane's captain told passengers that the plane was forced to make a landing after a generator went out and the plane's backup generator failed to turn on.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says no injuries were reported and the FFA is investigating. He said the plane was a MD-82.

No further information was available.

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  1. That's right let pull those records and see who signed off on that preflight! And for those of you that thinks your government does'nt work for you Thank the FAA Oh yeah if these deep cuts in deficit takes place the Faa will be cut as well.