Plane makes unplanned landing at RDU

July 22, 2009 6:55:26 AM PDT
A Jet Blue plane had to be diverted to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport Tuesday night.Flight 1148 landed on RDU's runway around 9:30 p.m. RDU issued an Alert 2 as a precaution.

It was flying from Orlando to Burlington, Vermont.

Jet Blue said the plane had an air leak near the wings of the plane. Officials said there was a hot stream of air being released that was only suppose to come out for de-icing purposes.

Another plane came in around midnight and transported passengers to Vermont.

There were 86 passengers on board plus the crew.

No one was hurt in the incident.


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