United flight makes unscheduled stop in Lincoln

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom

Airport officials say a United Airlines flight had to make an unexpected landing at the Lincoln Airport Tuesday afternoon. One of its engines had to be shut down. Emergency crews were called to the airport at around 12:45 p.m. The Boeing 757 carrying 168 people landed safely just after 1 p.m.

The plane was headed to San Francisco from Boston. Airport officials say the passengers are waiting for a plane from Denver to take them to their destination.