Alaska Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Vancouver

Dec 19 2017, 3:04 pm

An Alaska Airlines plane that that was flying from Juneau, Alaska to Seattle had to make an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport on Sunday.

The Boeing 737-400 aircraft experienced issues with one of the plane’s two electrical systems, forcing the pilots to follow emergency procedures and land at the nearest airport.

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It landed safely in Vancouver shortly before 5 p.m. with 120 passengers and five crew members.

Technicians and maintenance crews inspected the problem plane after it landed. A replacement aircraft was deployed to Vancouver to take the flight’s passengers to Seattle, their final destination.