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BREAKING NEWARK NJ: ‘Emergency Situation’ Closes All Runways at Newark International Airport

By rlsmetro on
Newark

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.

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