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Gran Canaria: brake failure on aircraft landing

 Last week, just after landing in Gran Canaria following a flight from Madrid's Barajas airport, an aircraft belonging to the airline Norwegian suffered a failure of one of its brakes. The aircraft had just touched down. The emergency protocol was triggered immediately. The fire brigade and emergency services were at the scene quickly and technicians took care of cooling the brakes.  After 15 to 20 minutes the shock was over and the aircraft manouevred slowly to Terminal Two.  Norwegian management explained that the passengers were never in danger at any time, they only suffered a delay in disembarking.


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