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    Engine failure on an Air France liner carrying over 300 people led to an emergency landing in Russia's Ekaterinburg on Sunday.

    Engine failure aboard forced an emergency landing in Russia's Ekaterinburg on Sunday for an Air France Boeing-777 heading from Paris to Seoul, a regional law enforcement official told RIA Novosti.

    "The plane landed successfully 1:25 p.m. local time," the source said.

    The emergency landing occurred after the failure of one of the engines. There are 290 passengers and 18 crew members aboard the liner.

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