DC-9 lands safely at Willow Run Airport after declaring emergency

DETROIT – A plane en route to Willow Run Airport reported an emergency Thursday morning and safely landed.

The DC-9's landing gear was malfunctioning and the pilot declared an emergency.

The plane burned off fuel before attempting a landing.

Three souls were aboard that cargo plane, which was traveling to Mexico.

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