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    Israeli Passenger Jet Returns Back to Airport After Malfunction Found in Mid-Air

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    The passenger plane of the Israeli airline Arkia, which previously reported a malfunction in its braking system, made a successful emergency landing at Tel Aviv Ben-Gurion Airport, according to Kan TV.

    Earlier it was reported that the Embraer E-Jet, with 29 passengers on board, had opted to return to Ben-Gurion Airport while en route from Tel Aviv to Eilat after finding a fault in its braking system.

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    Emergency services were on the scene to assist after the plane landed.

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