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Air Canada Jazz Dash makes emergency landing

Christian Fernsby |
During Air Canada Jazz flight takeoff on January 3 one of the wheels on the aircraft started to glow orange before falling off of the aircraft down to the runway.

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This then prompted the crew to make an emergency landing in Montreal.

Le Journal de Montreal reports that an Air Canada Jazz aircraft departing Montreal on January 3rd lost a wheel after departure.

Onboard the Dash 8-300 turboprop were 49 passengers and three crewmembers.

During takeoff, a passenger captured video of the wheel glowing orange before separating from the aircraft.

AC8684 remained in the air for some time to burn fuel before returning to Montreal.

The aircraft made an emergency landing.

However, there were no injuries to passengers or crew.

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