Plane circles Chester Co., makes emergency landing

June 22, 2011 9:23:50 PM PDT
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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