PAL flight makes emergency landing in LA

Posted at 08/27/11 1:25 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight made a successful emergency landing at the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday night (Saturday in Manila).  

ABS-CBN North America News Bureau correspondent Yong Chavez reported that the plane suffered landing gear problems.
The 747 plane carrying 420 people on board are all safe.
PAL spokesperson Cielo Villaluna confirmed that PAL flight PR102 made an emergency landing in Los Angeles.
Villaluna said the plane had to encircle the airport to check its wheels before landing safely. 
“Naka-landing na po yung PAL flight PR 102 at kasalukuyang nagkakaroon ng masusing imbestigasyon bakit po nag-circle po sila ng LA airport, LAX airport, para po i-check yung wheels ng eroplano,” Villaluna added
She said all passengers have already disembarked from the plane. -- report from Yong Chavez, ABS-CBN North America Bureau; dzMM