Caribbean Airlines makes emergency landing in St Lucia

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CASTRIES, St Lucia, Jul 10 2017 – A Caribbean Airlines flight made an emergency landing at the Hewanorra International Airport in St Lucia on Sunday after the pilot alerted authorities of an engine fire.

Sources said that emergency services at the airport were placed on alert and were all on location when the plane landed safely just after 3 p.m. (local time).

Officials at the nearby St Jude Hospital said they were notified of the emergency and activated the necessary protocols to deal with the situation.

No one was injured.

The plane’s intended destination and point of origin are unclear.

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