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Plane That Reported Engine Problem Lands Safely at BDR

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A twin-engine Cessna which reported engine problems late Saturday morning– prompting air traffic controllers to declare an emergency– landed safely at Bridgeport-Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford.

The FAA says the plane, registered out of Southampton, New York had five people aboard, including the pilot. The plane reported a problem with its left engine about ten miles from the airport.

Air traffic controllers at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks declared an emergency before the plane landed safely at 11:17 a.m., said the Federal Aviation Administration.

No injuries were reported.

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