Hydraulic problems force emergency landing at Newark Airport

A plane made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport just before 6:30 p.m. this evening. United Express Flight 5124 had taken off from

NEWARK - A plane made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport just before 6:30 p.m. this evening.

United Express Flight 5124 had taken off from Atlanta at 3:47 p.m. The pilot reported a problem with the landing gear as he approached Newark and was forced to land without it.

The incident briefly shut down the airport, but two runways reopened around 7:15 p.m.

Officials say 71 people were on board and none of them were injured.

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