Spirit Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Myrtle Beach


Our Grand Strand News Alliance partner, WPDE, is reporting that a Spirit Airlines flight traveling from Tampa to Atlantic City made an emergency landing at Myrtle Beach International Airport Saturday night.

The Federal Aviation Administration said Spirit Airlines Flight 348, an Airbus A320, landed safely at MYR at 8:18 p.m. after reporting an engine problem.

One man said his 70-year-old mother was on the flight. She was one of more than 200 passengers who spent the night either at the airport or in the area awaiting another flight. Officials at the airport said as of late Sunday morning all of the passengers had boarded a flight to Atlantic City.

The FAA is investigating. Passengers are encouraged to call Spirit Airlines for information.

Read more at WPDE.com