NEW YORK (AP) - A U.S. Airways Express flight with a faulty landing gear lighthas landed safely after being diverted to New York's KennedyAirport.
Flight 4042 from Norfolk, Va., landed around 8 a.m. Tuesday.The flight was operated by Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. and boundfor LaGuardia Airport in New York.
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. is based in Appleton and performsflying services for U.S. Airways, and ground handling services forboth United and Northwest Airlines.
Air Wisconsin spokeswoman Annette Daly says the crew thoughtthe plane's landing gear had not extended because the light didn'tgo on. The pilot flew by an airport tower to confirm the gear wasOK and the plane was cleared to land.
The plane was diverted to Kennedy because it has a longerrunway. The flight had 39 passengers and three crew members.
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