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Philadelphia Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Indianapolis

file photo (Chip Somdelvilla/Getty Images)

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A U.S. Airways regional jet carrying 70 people has made an emergency landing in Indianapolis after reporting a problem with its nose gear.

Indianapolis International Airport spokesman Carlo Bertolini says the flight returned after takeoff and safely landed about 7:40 a.m. Wednesday.

He says the Embraer 170 jet was bound for Philadelphia.

Bertolini said he didn’t know the status of the flight, but WISH-TV reports passengers were going to board a replacement aircraft.

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