Emergency landing for flight from Philly

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - December 26, 2008 - Spokesman Derek Hanna says the US Airways Express Flight 4558 left Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, N.Y. at 4:25 p.m. Thursday. After smoke filled the cockpit, the Dash-8 aircraft was forced to land at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport at about 5:25 p.m.

Hanna says the flight landed without incident and all 32 passengers were accommodated on other flights.

The aircraft was operated by Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of US Airways Group.


Information from: Times Leader

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