SkyWest Airlines flight makes emergency landing in South Bend

Published: May. 15, 2023 at 10:25 AM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A Dallas-bound SkyWest Airlines flight from South Bend had to return to the airport for an emergency landing on Monday morning.

SkyWest flight 3289 had taken off from South Bend International Airport just before 8 a.m. and was headed to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

According to a statement from the airline, the plane experienced a mechanical issue shortly after takeoff and remained in the air to burn fuel.

The plane landed safely back at South Bend International Airport around 9:45 a.m., where it was immediately met with emergency personnel.

The passengers were eventually flown to Dallas on a different plane.

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