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Regional Jet With 84 Onboard Safely Makes Emergency Landing

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A regional airliner with 84 passengers on board safely made an emergency landing in Wichita on Wednesday, after the plane had cabin pressurization problems.

No one was injured during the Bombardier CRJ-900's landing at Wichita's Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.

Airport spokeswoman Valerie Wise says the flight was operated by Mesa Airlines for American. It had taken off from Wichita and was headed to Dallas-Ft. Worth.

She says the plane wasn't in the air for very long before the pilot declared an emergency around 2:20 p.m. and returned to the airport.