Plane makes emergency landing in Columbus

Southwest emergency landing in Columbus. (Photo/NBC)
Southwest emergency landing in Columbus. (Photo/NBC)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Port Columbus International Airport because a fire-indicator light came on.

The Columbus Dispatch reports Southwest Flight 424 from Baltimore to Chicago safely landed around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Columbus vice president of business development and communications David Whitaker says passengers were safely evacuated, and the plane was inspected. No problems were found.

Whitaker says Southwest is working with getting passengers to their destinations.

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