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World News – Metal chunks hit cars in Toronto after Air Canada jet engine failure

May 29, 2012

An Air Canada Boeing 777 airplane was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff from Toronto’s Pearson International airport after debris fell from the plane. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

By Alastair Jamieson, msnbc.com

Chunks of metal the size of a cellphone fell onto cars in a neighborhood near Toronto airport Monday, around the same time as an Air Canada Boeing 777 made an emergency landing, CBC reported.

The airliner, bound for Japan, suffered a failure in one of its engines shortly after takeoff from Pearson International Airport.

The plane dumped fuel before returning to Pearson, landing normally using one engine. No injuries were reported.

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