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Military flight forced to land in St. Louis

Military flight forced to land in St. Louis

July 29th, 2012 in News

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 ( 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.