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Emergency Landing in Minot

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JetBlue Flight 597 on ground in Minot, ND JetBlue Flight 597 on ground in Minot, ND

A plane was forced to make an emergency landing at the Minot Airport Wednesday morning.

Jet Blue Airline flight 597 originated in Boston, headed for Seattle.

An emergency was declared on board about 9:20 a.m. while the plane was flying over southern Manitoba, Canada.

It landed safely at the Minot Airport at 9:45 a.m.

According to the crew all 132 people on board are safe.  No injuries have been reported.

Update:
As of 2:00pm, the JetBlue Airbus remained at Minot Airport with airline officials estimating a departure time of 6:00pm.

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