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Delta flight declares emergency for pressurization

Monday - 7/9/2012, 8:45pm  ET

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WASHINGTON - Delta Airline says a crew declared an emergency on a flight from Detroit to Washington, D.C., when it encountered a "pressurization issue" approaching Washington Reagan National Airport.

A Delta spokesman said Monday that the crew of Flight 2244 descended to 10,000 feet and declared the emergency.

The aircraft, carrying 152 passengers and a crew of six, landed without incident and taxied to the gate. No injuries were reported, and masks did not deploy.


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