Plane that reported possible nose gear problems lands safely at IAH

KTRK logo
Saturday, February 14, 2015

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A plane that was reporting possible problems with its nose gear landed safely at Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston officials said.

An airport spokesman says Frontier flight 251 took off around 7:30pm from IAH to head to Denver then the nose gear indicator light came one. Pilots tried to troubleshoot but when that didn't work, they plane returned to the airport. The plane landed at 9pm without incident.

There were 136 people on board total including crew, but no one was injured.

Passengers will be moved to another plane to continue their journey.

The incident comes just four days after a U.S. Airways plane made an emergency landing at IAH after its nose gear failed.

Keep checking back on this page to get real-time updates as this story unfolds. To get alerts for breaking news, download the ABC-13 news app for iPhone or Android. You can also get breaking news alerts sent to you by email.