Houston-bound flight makes emergency landing in Idaho

POCATELLO, ID

Police in Pocatello say the airplane landed safely just after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

KPVI-TV reports the plane's 147 passengers were waiting at the terminal for a replacement airplane to arrive, which was expected to happen at about 9:30 a.m.

Pocatello airport manager David Allen says an engine on the airplane shut down and Pocatello was the closest suitable airport to make an emergency landing.

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