Plane With Reported Hydraulic Issue Lands Safely

Saturday, May 21, 2011  |  Updated 12:09 PM CDT
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A United Airlines aircraft coming from Orlando, Fla. with reported hydraulic problems landed safely at O'Hare after emergency crews rushed to the scene Saturday morning.

A problem with the plane was reported at about 10:30 a.m., said Fire Department Media Affairs spokesman Richard Rosado.  At least five Chicago Fire Department ambulances and several pieces of equipment were sent to the scene, he said.

Rosado said the the alarm and ambulance plan were canceled about 15 minutes later.

United flight 337 was incoming from Orlando, Fla., and had 128 people including crew aboard, said City Dept. of Aviation spokeswoman Eve Rodriguez.

Initial reports indicated the plane was having hydraulic problems.

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