Engine trouble causes plane from Newark to make emergency landing

Engine trouble causes plane from Newark to make emergency landing

News 12 Staff

Feb 8, 2019, 10:28 AM

Updated 1,927 days ago

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A plane carrying about 30 passengers from Newark to Toronto made an emergency landing at an airport in Pennsylvania's Poconos Mountains following engine trouble.
According to WNEP-TV, all passengers and crew were fine after the plane landed at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.
Airport executive director Carl Beardsley tells the news station the Porter Airlines plane had engine trouble and landed safely.
Beardsley says another plane took the passengers to their destination in Canada.
Toronto-based Porter Airlines operates numerous flights a day between the U.S. and Canada.
No details were available on the plane, but television footage from the airport showed the turboprop-powered plane with one propeller apparently not working.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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