June 26, 2014 | Vol. 40, No. 26

Slide deployment delays flight in Wrangell

WRANGELL - An emergency slide on an Alaska Airlines jet plane deployed accidentally Saturday, delaying a north-bound flight for several hours at Wrangell Airport, according to a spokesperson for the company.

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Don Koenigs / Submitted photo
An Alaska Airlines jet rests on the tarmac Saturday with an emergency slide accidentally deployed. The deployment caused a six-hour delay on the northbound flight.

Airlines staff were opening the hatch f...

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