Despite safe landing, Allegiant Air customers irked after Duluth incident

Engine problems forced Allegiant Air Flight 449 back to Duluth shortly after takeoff Friday. No one was injured, but some passengers aren't too pleased with the discount airlines' customer service.
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Engine problems forced Allegiant Air Flight 449 back to Duluth shortly after takeoff Friday. No one was injured, but some passengers aren't too pleased with the discount airlines' customer service.

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