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Smoke prompts chartered jet to land in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The smell of smoke prompted a chartered passenger jet to make an emergency landing Thursday in Spokane.

The Spokesman-Review reports ( that no fire was found but the 105 passengers and five crew members were evacuated from the Boeing 737-900 as a precaution.

Spokane International Airport spokesman Todd Woodard says the plane was bound for Seattle from Minneapolis. It was operated by Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines.


Information from: The Spokesman-Review,

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