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Stranded Swiss Airlines plane back in Zurich

National News // Feb. 10, 2017

The Swiss international airlines plane that had to make an emergency landing in a small northern Canadian town is now back in Zurich.

Swiss - engineering team back from Canada Stranded Swiss Airlines plane back in Zurich

The plane was forced to make the landing last week after one engine failed on-route to Los Angeles from Zurich.

Engineers have been working for the past several days to change the unit. A new engine had to be flown in by transport aircraft.

A tent had to be set up around the plane for the workers as temperatures never rose above minus 30 degrees.

The incident is likely to cost the airline more than a million francs. Not counting the cost of the new engine. 

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