Reports of a fire onboard an unidentified plane that traveling several miles from the Newark Airport has Port Authority officials close all runways due to a possible emergency landing.
Officials said said in a tweet, ‘due to an airport emergency, all runways are currently closed’.
Please contact your airline for flight status update.
Sources are telling RLS Metro Breaking News that the plane is possibly a cargo plane and has some type of fire or smoke a condition onboard.
There are no injuries reported at this time.
UPDATE: 9:54am Confirmed smoke condition; Port Authority said the plane has landed. All 189 passengers evacuated via chutes.