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SkyWest Flight Makes an Emergency Landing at Denver Airport

March 17, 2012

A SkyWest Inc. (SKYW) flight with 52 passengers onboard was forced to return to Denver International Airport and make an emergency landing today, an airport spokeswoman said.

Flight 545X landed at 12:02 p.m. local time and the passengers were evacuated by bus to the terminal, said Jenny Schiavone, an airport spokeswoman.

“Denver fire continues to investigate, and they have nothing thus far,” Schiavone said in a telephone interview.

She said she didn’t immediately have any further information on what prompted the emergency or where the plane was bound for.

To contact the reporter on this story: Dan Hart in Washington at; Vincent Del Giudice in Denver at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Sylvia Wier at

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