Plane makes emergency landing at St. Petersburg airport


Published: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 9:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 9:15 a.m.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A Sarasota-bound flight made an emergency landing here due to a mechanical problem, airport officials said Tuesday.

Michele Routh, a spokeswoman for St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, said the USA 3000 Airlines flight from Chicago landed here about 9:30 p.m. Monday.

A subsequent inspection of the plane showed no problems, Routh said.

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