UPDATE: United Express flight has issue while landing at Presque Isle International Airport

Published: Mar. 4, 2019 at 1:13 PM EST
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A United Express flight had a rough landing at Presque Isle's airport Monday leaving a pilot and four passengers with minor injuries, that according to city officials.

The plane left Newark, New Jersey and landed in Presque Isle around 11:30 Monday morning.

The plane touched down then slid off the runway.

A local official said it was the pilot's second attempt at a landing.

There were 28 passengers and three crew members on board.

There is visible damage to the aircraft.

Part of the landing gear was torn away, and the nose cone was damaged.

The plane will remain in place until the FAA arrives to assess the situation.

The airport is closed until further notice.

Photo credit: Crown of Maine facebook page

Landing Gear from United 4933 in the engine this morning in Presque Isle after landing off the runway on second attempt. Minor injuries were reported.

Posted by Crown of Maine on Monday, March 4, 2019

At approximately 11:30 EDT this morning, CommutAir flight 4933, operating as United Express, inbound from Newark, New...

Posted by Presque Isle International Airport - PQI on Monday, March 4, 2019