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Distress call from cargo plane prompts landing at Dayton airport

Published: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 10:26 AM

FedEx cargo plane lands at Dayton airport after distress call

A FexEx cargo plane safely landed at Dayton International Airport following a report of a fire on board the plane, according to an airport spokeswoman. 

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Fire crews received a distress call from the plane around 9:20 a.m. reporting their was a fire on the plane, Dayton airport spokeswoman Linda Hughes said. 

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The flight landed without incident just before 10 a.m. The incident no longer involves airport fire crews and is under investigation by FedEx, Hughes said. 

It was not known if the flight originated at Dayton International Airport, or if the airport was the intended destination. 

Additional details were not available.