Mechanical issue forces plane that departed Mitchell airport to turn around
MILWAUKEE-- A United Express plane that departed Mitchell Airport was forced to turn around after experiencing a mechanical issue.
A passenger on board that flight told CBS 58 that he spotted sparks coming from the engine and quickly informed a flight attendant.
Flight 4580 was headed to Newark before it had to turn around. It landed safely shortly after 8:00 p.m.
There were 49 passengers on board.
United said that it is working to re-accommodate customers.
Some passengers told CBS 58 that they will have to stay the night in Milwaukee.