Landing gear fails on flight from GR to Chicago

Mechanical issues force a flight from Grand Rapids to make an emergency landing in Chicago. (March 14, 2015)


CHICAGO (WOOD) — A plane flying from Grand Rapids to Chicago was forced to make an emergency landing Saturday due to mechanical problems, according to a Chicago aviation official.

GoJet Flight 3645, which provides services for United Airlines, was able to safely land around 4:24 p.m. E.T. at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

NBC Chicago reports the plane landed without its nose gear in place. 24 Hour News 8 received video from the scene showing the front of the aircraft on the ground.

No passengers were injured during the incident, according to Karen Pride with the Chicago Department of Aviation.

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