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Fire-alert flight lands in Bermuda

A JetBlue flight from Mexico to New York tonight diverted to Bermuda after it was feared a fire had broken out in the cargo area.

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel and fire trucks met the aircraft when it landed just after 6pm.

The 207 passengers and crew were evacuated and firefighters checked the hold for signs of fire.

The Airbus 321 landed on the island after it reported posssible smoke in the cargo hold.

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Published March 11, 2018 at 11:49 am (Updated March 11, 2018 at 12:25 pm)

Fire-alert flight lands in Bermuda

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