Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing At XNA
An American Eagle aircraft with 44 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport early Wednesday (Nov. 6) after pilots reported a problem with directional steering, an airport spokeswoman said.
No one was injured in the incident, said Kelly Johnson, spokeswoman.
The aircraft, traveling between Dallas and Madison, Wis., landed at 8:53 a.m., suspending airport operations for 19 minutes, she said.
The passengers were taken off the aircraft, which was towed from the runway to a maintenance area, Johnson said. The passengers then were rerouted on other flights, she said.