United Flight From Chicago To Omaha Diverted To DesMoines

CHICAGO (CBS) — Some scary moments for passengers of a United Airlines flight this morning.

United Express Flight 5922 was on its way from Chicago to Omaha when the pilot reported the plane had lost power in one engine.

Officials at Des Moines International Airport were alerted the plane was rerouted there .

The Embraer 145 regional jet landed safely.

The passengers were put on another plane for the trip to Omaha.

  • ua

    This was a United Express flight, not United Airlines. Most of the mainline service to small and medium markets is now flown by United Express. In fact, over half of the “United” flights at ORD are now Express.

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