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American Airlines flight from RDU makes emergency landing in Philly

Posted January 6

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— An American Airlines flight from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to New York's LaGuardia Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Friday night.

According to officials, flight 4622 had a mechanical issue and made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport at about 7:55 p.m.

The plane is owned by American Airlines but was operated by Republic.

No one was injured.


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  • Fred Holt Jan 8, 2017
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    and not the mad dog 80 shown in the picture? Lazy reporting FTW

  • Lynn Stewart Jan 7, 2017
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    How about doing 5 minutes research and tell us that the plane is an Embraer RJ-175, owned and operated by Republic as American Eagle?