Problem causes GR flight to turn around

Gerald R. Ford International Airport

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A plane that took off from Gerald R. Ford International Airport Thursday evening had to land again shortly after experiencing a mechanical problem.

Delta Air Lines Flight 1312 headed to Detroit took off at 6:36 p.m., according to Ford Airport spokeswoman Tara Hernandez.

A problem with the plane’s landing gear was then discovered, at which point the plane turned around.

It landed safely and without incident back at Ford Airport at 6:49 p.m.

There were 151 on board the plane at the time. No one was hurt.

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