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Westjet emergency with 40 passengers on board unable to land

Westjet 3105 took is circling over Prince George, British Columbia in Canada unable to land

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Westjet 3105 took is circling over Prince George, British Columbia in Canada unable to land

The aircraft with 40 passengers on board may be in trouble. The captain declared an emergency and has its nose gear only half down. The aircraft is a Q-400 currently flying an altitude of 3864 feet .
The flight originated in Vancouver.

Emergency crews are standing by for the plane to land in Prince George.

UPDATE: The Westjet plane was able to land, while a second Westjet aircraft also declared an emergency running low on fuel due to having to circle to wait for the emergency to clear.

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Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1977).
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