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Apr 27, 2015

03:39:25 GMT--Vehicle Incident - North-America - USA

EDIS Number: VIV-20150427-47959-USA
Date / time: 27/04/2015 03:36:43 [UTC]
Event: Vehicle Incident
Area: North-America
Country: USA
State/County: State of Iowa
Location: [Des Moines International Airport]
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: N/A


A plane carrying 187 people made an emergency landing in Des Moines Sunday afternoon. An Alert 2 was issued after United Airlines pilots reported smelling a strange odor in the Boeing 737 cockpit. An Alert 2 is issued anytime an in-flight emergency is reported. The plane was traveling from Chicago to Denver when it was re-routed to make an emergency landing at the Des Moines International Airport. The Boeing safely landed at about 3:45 p.m. Des Moines airport fire crews are currently inspecting the plane and investigating the situation.

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