EMERGENCY Wichita-Chicago flight returns for emergency landing

A United Airlines flight from Wichita to Chicago was forced to return to Mid-Continent Airport Wednesday night for an emergency landing.

Flight tracking websites indicate Flight 5240 left the Wichita airport at 6:27 p.m. But it developed landing gear problems and landed back in Wichita around 7:30. No injuries were reported.

The flight took off again for O’Hare Airport at 9:16 p.m., and arrived safely at 10:59.