American Airlines flight to make emergency landing at U.S. military airbase in AlaskaJuly 12th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by BNO News
EARECKSON AIR STATION, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) — An American Airlines flight from the United States to Japan has been diverted to a military airbase in Alaska, officials said on early Monday.
American Airlines flight 175, a Boeing 777, departed Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas on Sunday and was scheduled to land at Narita International Airport later on Monday until it was diverted over the Bering Sea.
The flight was reportedly diverted to Eareckson Air Station, a U.S. military airbase on the Alaskan Aleutian Islands of Shemya.
Details on the cause for the diversion were not immediately available.
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