NEWARK, NJ. (THECOUNT) — All planes are flying in and out of Newark Airport have been grounded due to an “airport emergency,” airport officials tweeted on Saturday afternoon.
Images from the scene show emergency responders surrounding a plane that appears to be partially off the EWR runway.
Newark Liberty Airport via Twitter:
@EWRairport Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport.Please check with your carrier before coming to the airport.
Officials have not confirmed the nature of the emergency.
So far, there are no reports of injuries, reports ABC7NY.
Geo quick facts: Newark is a New Jersey city, home to Newark Liberty International Airport. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) hosts big-name concerts, dance performances and other shows. Newark Museum’s broad art collection features American paintings and sculptures. Branch Brook Park offers pathways, lakes and abundant cherry trees. The huge Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart was built over decades, starting in 1898 – wikipedia.