Original story via New York CBSlocal.com
A United Airlines propeller plane headed to Newark had to land in Philadelphia due to an engine fire on Tuesday, April 28. (Credit: CBS2) via New York CBSLocal.com
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A United Airlines jet bound for Newark Airport made an emergency landing in Philadelphia Tuesday.
Flight 4882, a United Express flight operated by Republic Airways, was en route from Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina to Newark when the plane had engine trouble and the pilot declared an emergency, according to the FAA.
The plane landed safely in Philadelphia without further incident.
There were 75 people on board.
Firefighters placed foam on the runway when the plane landed.
Full story via New York CBCLocal.com
Preliminary information is available via the Federal Aviation Administration and can be found below or by visiting the FAA Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing site, here. This page provides preliminary accident and incident information reported to the Office of Accident Investigation & Prevention within the past 10 business days. All information is preliminary and subject to change.
|Aircraft Make:||DE HAVILLAND|
|REPUBLIC AIRLINES FLIGHT 4882 DE HAVILLAND DH8D AIRCRAFT, REGISTRATION NOT REPORTED, DIVERTED AND LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT WITH UNKNOWN DAMAGE TO THE NUMBER TWO ENGINE, PASSENGERS DEPLANED VIA STAIRS AND BUSSED TO THE TERMINAL, NO INJURIES REPORTED, PHILADELPHIA, PA|
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