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    Air France Flight From Detroit to Paris Declares Emergency - Reports

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    The Boeing 777-228 (ER) left Detroit at 9:31 p.m. (00:31 GMT) and is scheduled to arrive in Paris at 10:55 a.m. (8:55 GMT).

    An Air France flight has reported a "general emergency" on its approach to Charles de Gaulle Airport in France, according to International Flight News.

    The flight has requested priority landing at CDG due to a medical emergency.

    The plane landed safely in Paris, about 40 minutes ahead of its scheduled arrival time.

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    Earlier in August, a LATAM Airlines passenger plane en route from Lima to Santiago, Chile was forced to make an emergency landing at an airport in Peru due to a bomb threat.

    On August 16, a German Condor Airways passenger plane also made an emergency landing at Chania airport on the Greek island of Crete over an alleged bomb threat on board.


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