Sunday, September 24, 2017

Incident occurred September 24, 2017 at John Wayne Airport (KSNA), Santa Ana, Orange County, California

NEWPORT BEACH, CA- John Wayne Airport received notification that a plane nearby was experiencing a "rough running engine" on Sunday.

An Orange County Fire Authority spokesperson stated that an emergency response was made at approximately 12:45 p.m. as firefighters were sent to John Wayne Airport for what was thought to be a commercial plane made an emergency landing due to engine trouble.

"We received notification at just before 12:45 p.m. that a plane with a rough running engine was inbound to John Wayne Airport," JWA spokesperson Deanna Thompson said.

Emergency responders were contacted at that time. 

Orange County Fire Authority crash teams were on site however the plane landed without incident according to OCFA Capt. Steve Dohman.

"A short time later, the emergency call was no longer needed as the plane landed safely, without incident," Dohman said.

At the time of this report, it was not known what type of plane was having engine trouble, for how many passengers were on board.

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