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Indonesian jetliner makes emergency landing

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  • Boeing 737 landed at Batam Airport leaving Tanjung Pinang for Jakarta
  • Failure of the left engine occurred at 2,000 feet
  • All 122 people aboard survived
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNN) -- An Indonesian passenger plane made an emergency landing Monday morning after its engine failed, an airport official said.

The Boeing 737 landed at Batam Airport shortly after leaving Tanjung Pinang for the capital, Jakarta, said Hendrawan, an airport spokesman. Tanjung Pinang is about 50 miles southeast of Singapore.

The failure of the left engine of the Sriwijaya Air plane occurred at 2,000 feet.

All 122 people aboard survived, Hendrawan said.

The plane was grounded and was to be inspected.

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