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United Airlines Flight Diverted To Midway Island


By KMVT News

(CNN) - A United Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing on a remote island in the middle of the pacific.

This is file video of Midway Island.

Flight 201 -- a Boeing 777 -- had to land about halfway through a flight from Hawaii to Guam.

Passengers and crew reported smoke and a burning smell in the cabin.

A replacement aircraft was sent to midway to bring passengers back to Hawaii.

A special flight was then arranged to make it to their final destination in Guam.

Midway Island is a U.S. territory that was key for military operations during World War II.

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