February 6, 2023

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Family explains ‘anxious’ flight after emergency landing in Grand Junction

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KDVR) — Daniel Perkins and his 12-year-old daughter were expecting to fly to Salt Lake City Saturday night until multiple delays and a mechanical issue landed the duo in Grand Junction.

Perkins told FOX31, on the hour and nearly 50-minute flight, they ended up having engine failure forcing an emergency landing in the far western side of the state. He also said passengers weren’t told they were landing somewhere other than Salt Lake City.

“It’s scary to not know what’s going on if it’s a really bad situation or really it’s not a big deal,” Perkins said.

He said some passengers said they saw flashes of fire. Perkins said lights in the cabin were flickering and other passengers on board were anxious.

“We started having…

Courtney Fromm

2022-08-07 18:00:53

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