AVOCA, Pa. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A plane that took off from Newark was forced to make an emergency landing in Pennsylvania after losing power to one engine mid-flight.
The Porter Airline turbo prop with more than 30 people on board was heading to Toronto when the pilot reported engine problems.READ MORE: New York State To Adopt New CDC Guidelines For Vaccinated People Starting This Wednesday, Cuomo Says
Luckily, no one was injured and was able to land at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport without further problem.READ MORE: NYPD: Law Enforcement Banned From NYC Pride March, 'Runs Counter To Our Shared Values Of Inclusion And Tolerance'
No details were available on what happened to the plane, but local television footage from the airport showed the turboprop-powered plane with one propeller apparently not working.MORE NEWS: In What Superintendent Calls Cost-Cutting Move, West Orange, N.J. School District To Put End To Courtesy Busing
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