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One person dead after emergency landing in Philadelphia

The Federal Aviation Administration says the flight from New York to Dallas made an emergency landing after the crew reported damage.

A federal investigator has said that one person died after a plane with engine failure made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt said that the engine will be shipped for a detailed examination.

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The plane on the runway (David Maialetti /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

The Federal Aviation Administration says the flight from New York to Dallas made an emergency landing after the crew reported damage to one of the engines, as well as the fuselage and at least one window.

Philadelphia’s fire chief says that one person was taken to the hospital in critical condition and seven were treated for minor injuries.

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