United Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing

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Oct 12, 2000 - 12:52 AM

United Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing The Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Eppley Airfield after passengers said they heard a grinding noise in an engine. Flight 178, en route from Los Angeles to Boston, altered its course to Omaha, where it landed shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The were no injuries. The 105 passengers on aboard the Airbus A320 were scheduled to stay overnight in Omaha.

A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman declined to say what caused the plane to make the emergency landing but said an investigation was to begin Thursday. FAA: http://www.faa.gov

United Airlines: http://www.ual.com

-- Carl Jenkins (Somewherepress@aol.com), October 12, 2000

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