- Associated Press - Friday, April 4, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A flight from Chicago to Knoxville, Tenn., made an emergency landing at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, but officials say there were no injuries.

WLEX-TV in Lexington reported (https://bit.ly/PvIrXm ) that the pilots on ExpressJet flight 5924 noticed a mechanical issue Thursday night. The pilots diverted the flight with 52 passengers on board to Lexington and landed the aircraft safely.

An airline spokesman described the problem only as “a maintenance issue.”

ExpressJet operates the flight for United Airlines.

___

Information from: WLEX-TV, https://www.wlextv.com


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide