Plane Headed to Mason City Makes Emergency Landing in Waterloo

A plane en route to Mason City last night had to make an emergency landing in Waterloo.

A United Express flight from Chicago to Mason City was diverted to Waterloo Regional Airport after its left engine went out. The right engine was able to power the plane to a safe landing at about 8:30 p.m..

Local police and fire rescue crews responded and helped 14 passengers de-board the plane. There were no injuries.

Shortly after 10 p.m. the passengers boarded a new plane which took them to Mason City, landing at approximately 11 p.m.  

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA

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