United Jet Emergency Survivor: 'I Texted My Sons And Told Them I - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

United Jet Emergency Survivor: 'I Texted My Sons And Told Them I Love Them'

MAILONLINE.COM - Newark Airport was forced to close last night after a plane made an emergency landing when its landing gear failed.

None of the 71 passengers on board the United flight from Atlanta were hurt but they had to evacuate the plane via its emergency shoots.

The plane had been approaching the airport shortly before 7pm when the pilot realized his front landing gear had malfunctioned.

He managed to land the Embraer 170, which skidded on its front along the runway but did not catch fire. It was later seen with its nose down on the runway.

Passenger Kija Barnes, 25, told the New York Times that she had been asleep when she was woken up by flight attendants who cautioned her to get into a crash position. click here to read the full article

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