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With the ash cloud from the Iceland volcano shutting down air traffic across much of Europe, a 1989 near-disaster in Alaska has been cited repeatedly in recent days as an example of what can happen when volcanic ash is sucked into jet engines. Here's the Daily News' story about the near-crash of a KLM jumbo jet from the following day.
Alaska Dispatch News
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