US flight forced to abort takeoff

Last updated 13:25 14/03/2014
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EMERGENCY LANDING: Dennis Fee posted this picture of the crash on his Facebook page.

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A US Airways flight was forced to abort takeoff due to an apparent mechanical failure.

Passengers were evacuated from the Florida-bound plane at Philadelphia International Airport.

Airline officials said US Airways Flight 1702 was heading to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The pilot was forced to abort takeoff after the front landing gear failed.

An airport spokeswoman said no injuries have been reported.

Flights have been halted at the airport.

No further details were immediately available.

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