Learjet makes emergency landing at Newport News airport

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A Learjet had to make an emergency landing at Newport News/Williamsburg Airport Tuesday.

According to airport spokesperson Jessica Wharton, the jet was experiencing back gear problems and landed at the airport around 11:45 a.m. Wharton said there were no injuries reported.

She said the runway where it landed is currently closed, but another runway is open so there are normal operations at the airport. No commercial fights were affected.


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