Military flight forced to land in St. Louis
Sunday, July 29, 2012
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Engine troubles forced a charter flight carrying more than 100 military personnel headed to Indianapolis from Fort Hood, Texas, to make an unplanned landing in St. Louis.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/O6LFwN) reports the Delta charter made the precautionary landing at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport at 4:10 a.m. Saturday.
Airport spokesman Jeff Lea says the airport deployed emergency equipment, but the plane landed without incident.
He says the passengers were transferred to another plane and departed at 8:45 a.m.
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