Local

Plane Bound For MSP Returns To ATL Over Landing Gear Issue

View Comments
(credit: Delta Air Lines)

(credit: Delta Air Lines)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Here's How To Keep Your Family Healthy This Flu Season
  2. MN Family Wants Down Syndrome Diagnoses To Change
  3. The Lowdown: 'Breaking Bad' Dolls Enrage Parents
  4. New Vikings Stadium On Track For 2016 Opening
  5. 4 Things To Know For Oct. 21, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines officials say a plane headed to Minneapolis returned to Atlanta because its landing gear was stuck in the downward position.

Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant says the airline expected to transfer 159 passengers a different aircraft for a second departure from Atlanta on Thursday evening.

Durrant says the plane in question was a Boeing MD90 and the aircraft landed safely before passengers prepared for their second departure.

Details on what may have caused the landing gear problem weren’t immediately available.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,902 other followers