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Garuda Indonesia aircraft makes emergency landing.


An aircraft operated by Garuda Indonesia was forced to make an emergency landing today (30 July) after developing a technical fault.

The Boeing 737 aircraft had been travelling from Jakarta to Medan, Indonesia when it developed a technical problem. The pilot requested an emergency landing at Palembang, Sumatra, and the aircraft landed safely at the airport.

The 130 passengers were expected to board a second aircraft to continue the one-hour flight.

The cause of the technical problem is currently unclear, reported The Associated Press.

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Date:Jul 30, 2003
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