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Victoria-bound plane makes emergency landing at Kelowna airport

A private aircraft made an emergency landing in Kelowna because of engine power issues on its way to Victoria Sunday night. .
A private aircraft made an emergency landing in Kelowna because of engine power issues on its way to Victoria Sunday night. . Jules Knox / Global News

A private aircraft made an emergency landing at Kelowna International Airport on Sunday night.

The Cessna plane was experiencing engine power issues, prompting the pilot to make a precautionary landing around 5:30 p.m., according to airport spokesperson Neil Drachenberg.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the airport, but the plane landed safely.

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The aircraft was travelling from Calgary’s Springbank Airport to Victoria.

Two people were aboard the aircraft, but neither was injured in the incident.

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