Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Incident occurred December 26, 2017 at Westchester County Airport (KHPN), White Plains, New York

A private jet landed safely at Westchester County airport after one of its engines failed Tuesday afternoon. 

Those on board were prepared for a crash landing but the pilot was able to land the plane without incident, Kieran O'Leary, a spokesman for Westchester County police, said. 

After the pilot reported the jet's left engine failed, police, fire and emergency services descended upon the airport around 2 p.m. in preparation for a possible crash.

Sixteen people were on board the plane, which was inbound from the Bahamas.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.lohud.com

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