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United Flight To Pittsburgh Makes Emergency Landing At Newark Due To Smoke

A United Express flight made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on July 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

A United Express flight made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on July 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A United Express bound for Pittsburgh landed safely after smoke was reported in the aircraft, CBS 2 reported.

The incident took place at Newark Liberty International Airport Thursday at around 11:15 a.m.

27 passengers on the plane were safely removed to the terminal on buses. No injuries were reported.

The plane has been removed from the runway.

It’s not known if there was a mechanical problem.

The Federal Aviation Administration identified the aircraft as a DeHavilland DH-8, which is a turboprop plane.

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