Avianca flight in Brazil makes emergency landing; passengers, crew fine

November 29, 2016 4:31 PM EST

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - An Avianca Holdings SA flight connecting the Brazilian cities of São Paulo and Juazeiro do Norte had to make a precautionary, emergency landing in Brasilia on Tuesday, after the aircraft presented ventilation system problems.

In a statement, Avianca's Avianca Brasil unit said the 6378 flight with the crew and 99 passengers landed safely.

(Reporting by Guillermo Parra-Bernal; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

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