Plane circles Chester Co., makes emergency landing
PHILADELPHIA - June 23, 2011 (WPVI) -- Hundreds of passengers aboard a US Airways flight had to make an unscheduled emergency landing at Philadelphia International.
Flight 710, bound for Zurich, Switzerland took off from Philadelphia at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday.
However, pilots got warning of a landing gear malfunction and had to circle over Chester County for nearly three hours to burn off fuel.
They landed safely shortly after 9:00 p.m.
No problem was found with the gear.
Passenger were rescheduled to depart at 1:00 a.m.
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