Emergency landing at ABIA

Emergency landing at ABIA

Emergency landing at ABIA

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by KVUE News

kvue.com

Posted on July 20, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Updated Saturday, Jul 20 at 3:05 PM

SOUTH AUSTIN -- A plane experiencing a fuel leak made an emergency landing at Austin Bergstrom International Airport Saturday morning.

Just before 10:00 a.m., the pilot of a plane carrying 65 people notified officials at ABIA that his plane was experiencing a fuel leak. With 5,000 pounds of fuel left, and 1.5 miles from the runway, an Alert 2 was issued.

The plane landed safely on the West Runway at 10:05 a.m.. There were no injuries reported in the landing.

 

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