After emergency, plane lands safely at Lake Charles Regional

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A Continental Express flight from Houston to Lake Charles successfully landed at Lake Charles Regional Airport today after declaring an in-flight emergency.  

The Saab 340 turbo prop plane landed with only one of its two engines operating.  

Witnesses who saw the plane pass over the area reported only the left engine operating.  

Airport officials say the plane landed safely and all 16 passengers on board were okay.

Continental Express flights into Lake Charles regional are operated by Colgan Air.

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