Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Incident occurred May 04, 2016 at La Plata-Durango Airport (KDRO), Durango, La Plata County, Colorado



An American Airlines flight thought to have landing gear troubles landed safely at La Plata-Durango Airport, an airport representative said at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Kip Turner, director of aviation, said American Airlines flight 3140 reported it had potential gear trouble, but ultimately landed without issue at 11:37 a.m.

“I’m sure they’ll look for maintenance issues,” he said. “But everything is good.”

According to the American Airlines website, the plane departed from Grand Junction and was headed to Dallas-Fort Worth, but was diverted to La Plata-Durango. Turner did not know why the plane had redirected toward La Plata County.

According to the police scanner, about 45 passengers are on board the commercial flight.

Original article can be found here: http://www.durangoherald.com

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