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US Airways Plane makes emergency landing in Houston

US Airways PlaneA US Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, airport officials said.

US Airways Flight 5568 on Friday was making its way from Charlotte, North Carolina to Austin, Texas with 83 people on board when it started having engine problems, airport officials told NBC-affiliated local TV KPRC, Xinhua reported.

The plane was then diverted to Bush airport where it landed safely with only one functional engine. No injuries were reported and all passengers were transferred to another jet to Austin. Officials suspect there was an issue with oil pressure in one of the plane’s engines. The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified of the incident and will investigate. (IANS)

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