VIDEO: Plane makes emergency landing at Yeager Airport

West Virginia

(Video courtesy of Yeager Airport)

UPDATE (12:09 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2): On Monday at 10:12 p.m., a flight from Atlanta safely landed at Yeager Airport after reporting an emergency involving pressurization issues.

The flight landed safely, and no injuries were reported among the 51 people aboard the flight.


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – No injuries have been reported after smoke began filling the cabin of an airplane in Kanawha County.

The airplane landed safely at Yeager Airport after it encountered troubles just after 10 p.m.

The plane originated from Atlanta heading to Yeager Airport, according to airport officials.

Mechanical issues were reported about 20 miles from its landing, resulting in the smoke.

Several crews are responding according to dispatchers, including Yeager Airport Fire, Charleston Fire, Charleston Police and the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

For local and breaking news, weather alerts, video and more, download the FREE WOWK 13 News App from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the FREE WOWK 13 News App

Washington DC Bureau

More Washington DC Bureau

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

Trending Stories