Four emergency landings reported at IND on Tuesday

(Provided Photo, file/Indianapolis International Airport)
(Provided Photo, file/Indianapolis International Airport)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Airport officials say four emergency landings were reported at the Indianapolis International Airport on Tuesday.

Airport spokesman Carlo Bertolini says the first incident was reported at around 8 a.m. A regional jet operating for United Airlines was flying from Newark to Indianapolis and needed to make an emergency landing. The aircraft landed safely.

A few hours later, a flight from Camp Atterbury to Fort Wayne had to make an emergency landing. Bertolini says the A10 aircraft had one person on board when it diverted to IND just after 11 a.m. Officials say the aircraft had a fuel indicator problem. The airplane landed safely and was being investigated.

A third incident was reported around 2:45 p.m. A Delta flight with 112 people on board had to make an emergency landing.The flight was en route to Atlanta from Milwaukee, when the pilot noticed a problem with one of the plane’s engines. The flight also landed safely.

A fourth emergency landing was reported at the airport around 7:30 p.m. Bertoloni says the Lear Jet landed safely after declaring an emergency landing regarding a possible fire. The crew and passengers safely exited the aircraft, which was then parked on a ramp.
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