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Boeing Jet Makes Emergency Landing in South Africa, Video Shows

TMZ.com Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Boeing's string of bad luck seems never-ending ... the aircraft company recently had another mishap as one of its jets had to make an emergency landing in South Africa. On Sunday, the crowded FlySafair Boeing 737 ran into trouble during takeoff at…
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