Friday, December 25, 2015

Incident occurred December 25, 2015 at Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC), Rochester, Monroe County, New York

The Federal Aviation Administration says it is investigating after a plane was forced to return to Rochester International Airport after declaring an emergency shortly after takeoff.

It happened around 3 p.m. Friday.

A spokesman for the FAA says the crew of Commutair Flight 3585 declared an emergency because of an "engine-related problem" shortly after the plane took off from Rochester heading for Washington Dulles International Airport.

Authorities say the plane made it back Rochester and landed safely.

Representatives for Commutair did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Source:  http://www.whec.com

An engine-related problem forced a plane bound for Virginia to return to Rochester.

The Federal Aviation Administration says CommutAir Flight 3585 declared an emergency at around 3 p.m. Friday shortly after takeoff.

The plane had been headed to Washington Dulles International Airport but returned to Greater Rochester International Airport. It landed safely.

Representatives for Commutair did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

The FAA is investigating.

Read more here: http://www.democratandchronicle.com

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