Plane makes belly landing at Newark airport

Plane makes belly landing at Newark airport

Flying, we are told, is a safer form of transportation than driving. That may be true, but when something aboard an airplane goes wrong, the fright level of passengers hits a high.

That was the case at Newark Airport on this morning around 1 a.m. reports that a US Airways flight with 34 people aboard was forced to make a belly landing after experiencing landing gear trouble. Luckily, the landing was executed without incident, and no injuries were reported.

US Airways spokesman Davien Anderson told The Associated Press that the  plane, a turboprop jetliner en route to Newark from Philadelphia, landed safely. The flight, operated by Piedmont Airlines, was carrying 31 passengers and three crew members.

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