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Delta flight from Atlanta reports landing gear problem

Passengers relieved after Delta flight 2380 lands safely at JAX

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(Konstantin von Wedelstaedt/Commons)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Delta flight from Atlanta to Jacksonville reported problems with its landing gear as it was descending Thursday, officials said.

Delta flight 2380, which had 139 people on board, landed safely at Jacksonville International Airport about 10:30 a.m.

There were no reported injuries or damage to the aircraft.

Passengers coming off the plane said they were relieved and credited their pilot for landing safely at JAX.

One passenger said the pilot came on the intercom to explain that one of the doors that closes over the plane's wheels was stuck down and could possibly scrape on the runway as the plane landed.

As a precaution, the airport had fire rescue emergency crews waiting on the Tarmac.

“I was a little bit nervous, but I think the pilot did a good job of calming everyone's nerves and being transparent with what was going on,” passenger Lincoln Gunn said.

The plane's mechanical issue is not causing any delays with other flights at JAX, but the plane's next flight back to Atlanta has been delayed until 1:30 p.m.


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