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Jet returns to Binghamton airport, makes emergency landing

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TOWN OF MAINE (WBNG) -- A private jet returned to the Greater Binghamton Airport Tuesday less than 30 minutes after taking off, according to Commissioner of Aviation David Hickling.

Hickling told 12 News that a jet that was chartered by a private company took off from the airport around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday.

He said the jet returned to the airport at approximately 4:10 p.m. because of a mechanical issue and that it was considered an emergency landing.

Officials have not said where the plane was headed, but said that it returned to the airport safely.

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