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Alaskan Airlines flight 72 grounded in Juneau

Posted: August 16, 2012 - 12:06am

An early morning Juneau flight bound for Seattle with 100 passengers on board was grounded nearly all day Wednesday. According to an airline customer service spokesperson, the plane was awaiting mechanical parts that were delivered at 4:42 p.m.

Originally scheduled for departure at 8 a.m, Flight 72 was finally given a departure time of 7 p.m., nearly 11 hours later. The airline would not specify the mechanical problem.

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