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Bathroom fire forces flight to make emergency landing at Fargo airport; FBI investigating

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FARGO, N.D. -- The FBI is investigating the cause of a bathroom fire that forced a Compass Airlines jet to make an emergency landing Wednesday at Fargo's Hector International Airport.


None of the 69 passengers aboard the 76-seat jet was injured when it landed at 10:44 p.m. without incident, Northwest Airlines spokesman Paul Skrbec said.

Compass Airlines is a subsidiary of Northwest.

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.