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A private plane with Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and other friends on board was forced to perform a spectacular emergency landing at the Ontario, California International Airport. , Friday.

A person familiar with the situation, but unauthorized to talk about it publicly, confirmed to the US TODAY that the co-stars and longtime friends of the "Friends" were on board the flight to Cabo , in Mexico. TMZ said the trip was a surprise to Aniston's friends for his 50th birthday on February 11th.

The Federal Aviation Association confirmed, in a statement to the US TODAY, that the Gulfstream G4, with 10 passengers, had lost a wheel or tire while it was leaving from the international airport from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas on Friday.

The aircraft flew over the Ontario International Airport east of Los Angeles for three hours to burn highly flammable fuel as a precautionary measure before attempting an emergency landing on the covered runway. rain.

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Courtney Cox (left) and Jennifer Aniston made an eventful flight to Cabo with an emergency landing. (Photo11: Kevin Winter, Getty Images)

Local news outlets, such as the Fox branch, staged the landing, while firefighters, police and Ontario rescue teams rushed to the track. The jet made a slightly fragile landing but succeeded just after 14:00.

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The plans of Aniston were not, however, terribly upset by the unexpected delay. She and her team took off from their defective plane and crossed the runway to another private plane waiting, their luggage carried behind them by the airport staff. At 0420, the new aircraft rolled towards the runway and took off cleanly five minutes later.

Aniston celebrated its 50th anniversary last weekend with a glamorous party attended by Reese Witherspoon, Ellen DeGeneres, Kate Hudson, Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr.

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