FedEx flight headed to Memphis forced to divert

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TOKYO, Japan — A FedEx flight headed to Memphis was forced to divert and land.

FedEx 90 headed from Shanghai, China to Memphis landed due to a fire indicator light.

The Boeing 777 landed safely in Tokyo.

No indication of a fire was found.

The following statement was provided by FedEx:

“The crew on board FedEx Express Flight 90 en route to Memphis from Shanghai followed normal safety procedures when diverting to Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan, following a cargo fire warning.  The aircraft landed safely and the crew is fine.  We are investigating, but there is no indication there was a fire.”

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