OMAHA, NE. (THECOUNT) — Emergency crews were seen responding in large numbers to Eppley Airfield Monday afternoon after officials say passenger jet’s landing gear malfunctioned shortly after takeoff.

Officials say the affected plane is a United Airlines flight that had taken off from Omaha.


KETV reported seeing a large emergency presence at Eppley Airfield from our SkyCam Network.

Officials said the flight’s landing gear was stuck in the ‘landing’ position.


Geo quick facts: Omaha is a city in the U.S. state of Nebraska, on the Missouri River close to the Iowa border. A stop on the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail, it’s known for its pioneer history, museums and cultural centers. The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium spearheads conservation work and features a big cat complex as well as indoor jungle, rainforest and desert habitats – wikipedia.