U.S. Airways Flight Diverts to Houston due to Engine Malfunction

Saturday, March 28, 2015
By George Hatcher

US Airways expressU.S. Airways Flight 5568 made an emergency landing at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Texas, on March 27.

Emergency was declared aboard the plane after it developed some engine issues. The flight, operated by Mesa Airlines, was en-route from Charlotte to Austin at the time.

The plane safely landed shortly after 6 p.m. None of the 83 people aboard was harmed.

An American Airlines official Matt Miller said, “Our mechanics are trying to determine if the plane is flyable and can continue to Austin.”

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