Major Delays at Newark After Temporary Emergency Closure

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What to Know

  • Newark Liberty Airport experienced an emergency Saturday morning that halted all inbound and outbound flights[hhmc]

  • Law enforcement sources said a plane landed with a hydraulic issue and had to be towed[hhmc]

  • Dozens of flights destined for Newark were already delayed as of early Saturday morning[hhmc]

All flights were halted at Newark Airport for nearly an hour Saturday morning after a plane experienced an emergency.

The FAA said that United 2098, an Airbus A320, made an emergency landing at 8:46 a.m.

"The crew reported a brake problem. The two left main tires blew when landing. Runway 22L remains closed at this time. Passengers were deplaned via slides," the administration said.

All passengers were removed with no injuries, law enforcement sources told News 4.

AP Photo/Kathy Willens

John Murray, one of those passengers, tweeted photos of the evacuation and said that it was a flight from LaGuardia to Houston.

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