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Plane Diverted To Cincinnati Airport Lands Safely

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(WWJ Photo/File)

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HEBRON, Ky. (AP) – A plane has landed safely at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport after reporting a loss of cabin pressure during a flight from Detroit to Florida.

Airport and airline officials say Delta flight 1804 was headed to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., when it reported the problem Tuesday morning and diverted to the Cincinnati airport in Hebron, Ky. Airport spokesman Jay Brock says the MD-88 landed around 11:25 a.m.

Delta said in a statement that the crew followed procedures and diverted to the airport, where the plane landed without a problem and taxied to a gate.

Delta technicians were examining the aircraft, and passengers were being placed on other flights as necessary.
Delta says there were 126 passengers and five crew members on board the aircraft.

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