Plane leaving Pasco, Washington, makes emergency return
PASCO, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a SkyWest flight headed to Minneapolis returned to Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco, Washington, for an emergency landing.
SkyWest Airlines spokeswoman Marissa Snow said in an emailed statement that Skywest flight 4475, operating as Delta Connection, returned due to a mechanical indication.
Airport director Buck Taft says the plane landed safely about 90 minutes after taking of Friday and was able to taxi to the terminal.
Taft says he believes a landing gear steering indicator light came on.
Snow said all passengers left the plane and the airline was working to help them resume their travels.