Plane makes emergency landing

Sunday, September 11, 2005

ST. LOUIS -- A Northwest Airlines plane with 62 people aboard made an emergency landing at Lambert Airport on Saturday because of mechanical trouble.

The DC-9 was traveling from Memphis, Tenn., to Minneapolis when it was diverted to St. Louis about 10:25 a.m. because of a report that an engine was out. Eric Patton, operations specialist for Lambert, also said the pilot reported trouble with the plane's nose gear.

The plane landed safely at about 11:15 a.m.

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