Skywest Airlines Jet Returns to Charlotte Due to Flaps Problem

Saturday, March 12, 2016
By George Hatcher

new-united-logoUnited Airlines flight UA-5711 had to make an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 10th.

The Embraer ERJ-175, operated by Skywest Airlines, took off for O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, but had to return shortly afterwards due to problem with flaps.

The plane landed safely. There were 76 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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