Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing at Wilmington Airport
(New Castle, DE) At approximately 10:00 a.m. this morning, a United Express CRJ 700, operated by Mesa Airlines, made an emergency landing following problems with the onboard oxygen generator. The aircraft, which was transporting 61 passengers and 4 crew members from Washington-Dulles to Boston-Logan, landed on Runway 1 and turned off onto Taxiway K.
Busses supplied by the Delaware Air National Guard transferred the passengers and crew members to the Airport Terminal Building. United and Mesa Airlines are currently making alternative arrangements for the passengers to complete the trip to Boston.