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Flight 891 experienced mechanical problems

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Continental Airlines Flight 891 that was rerouted earlier today is back in the air and en-route to Manila, Philippines. According to Guam International Airport Authority Spokesperson Rolenda Faasuamalie CO891 departed at 8:10 this morning, but shortly after the pilot contacted GIAA ramp control to relay the aircraft was having problems.

United/Continental Airlines Director of Corporate Communications for Asia Pacific Koji Nagata said the pilot decided to return to Guam due to mechanical issues and landed safely at 9:49am. 

Koji added mechanics worked on the issue and the flight left Guam for Manila at 12:09 this afternoon. A total of 116 people were on board.

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