EMERGENCY LANDING AT YEAGER AIRPORT

This morning, Monday, November 8, 2021, at 9:43 AM, a Raytheon Hawker 800 (twin-jet) with four people on board, made an emergency landing at Yeager Airport (CRW). The aircraft’s final destination was Fort Pierce, Florida, and was diverted from Cleveland, Ohio, to CRW.

The pilot reported a possible problem with one of the aircraft’s engines. Before landing at CRW, the aircraft circled the Airport to burn fuel.

An Alert Level 2 Emergency was declared before the plane landed. The West Virginia Air National Guard and Kanawha County Emergency personnel responded quickly in accordance with the airport emergency plan.

At 10:18 AM, the plane landed safely at CRW and taxied to Capital Jet Center.

“CRW is thankful for the quick response by the 130th Fire Department, KCEAA and Charleston Fire Department said Yeager Airport CEO & Airport Director, Nick Keller.”