Alaska Airlines Flight From Vegas Makes Emergency Landing - 8 News NOW

Alaska Airlines Flight From Vegas Makes Unscheduled Landing

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LAS VEGAS -- An Alaska Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Portland Thursday night made and unscheduled landing at the Yakima Air Terminal.

Flight 619 reported a piece of equipment that allows the plane to land in heavy fog was not working. The flight, which was scheduled to arrive in Portland, landed about 12:30 a.m.

Alaska Airline officials said the passengers either slept in the plane or in the airport. Another airplane is scheduled to take the passengers to Portland Friday morning.

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