US Airways Flight Returned to Bluegrass Airport for Emergency Landing

Monday, June 16, 2014
By George Hatcher

US AirwaysA US Airways flight returned to Bluegrass Airport, Lexington, Kentucky, immediately after taking off at around 12:40 p.m. on June 14 and made a safe emergency landing.

The small plane was scheduled to go to Philadelphia with 33 people on-board.

Airport officials said that the decision for emergency landing was made after the thrust reverser of the plane, which is used to slow the plane down during a landing, got overheated.

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