RDU flight forced to land by mechanical problem

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A plane bound for San Francisco was forced to return to Raleigh-Durham International Airport and make an emergency landing Thursday evening, officials said.

Airport officials said United Airlines flight 1700 experienced a land gear issue. United Airlines officials characterized the problem as a mechanical issue.

The plane took off at 6:51 p.m. and had landed by 8 p.m. No injuries were reported.

United said it’s working to accommodate the passengers as quickly as possible.

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