Impeachment hearings continue Friday as former ambassador to Ukraine testifies

Jet makes emergency landing at RDU after oil leak

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(File image)

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — Leaking oil forced an American Airlines plane to make an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Airport officials said the pilot noticed the leak shortly after taking off from Raleigh for Chicago around 8:15 a.m. Sunday.

The first attempt at an emergency landing was scrapped, but the pilot brought the plane down safely as emergency crews stood by on the second attempt.

Authorities say none of the 138 passengers on the MD-83 jet were injured.

American Airlines was bringing in another plane to take the passengers to Chicago.

Credit: The Associated Press.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.