Plane Returned to Philadelphia International Airport Due to Landing Gear Issues

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
By George Hatcher

lufthansabombardierA Lufthansa flight returned and made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport due to issues with its landing gear.

The plane took off for Frankfurt, Germany, at around 5:45 p.m. on June 15. However, shortly after take-off, it was noticed that the landing gear of the plane was stuck.

The plane turned back toward Philadelphia, where it made an uneventful emergency landing after venting off extra fuel.

Authorities confirmed that the plane safely touched the runway at around 7:45 p.m. and all crew members and 270 passengers aboard remained safe.

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