US Airways Flight 4090 Made Emergency Landing at Portland Jetport

Sunday, June 29, 2014
By George Hatcher

US AirwaysUS Airways flight 4090 made a safe emergency landing at Portland Jetport, Maine, on the night of June 27.

The incident happened when the plane was heading to Portland from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with 54 people aboard.

According to the Portland Fire Department spokesman Tim Nangle, the pilot of the CRJ 200 aircraft radioed the Portland tower at 8:35 p.m., and communicated that the flaps of the aircraft were not working properly.

The plane landed without incident and after inspection was later declared safe to make a return flight to Philadelphia.

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