MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Northwest Airlines passenger plane experienced trouble on the runway Sunday night when its landing gear collapsed.
The DC-9 was headed to Charlotte, N.C., and was scheduled to depart from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport at 6:47 p.m., Northwest spokeswoman Mary Beth Schubert said. One of the main landing gears collapsed as the plane taxied on the runway.
No injuries were reported. All 81 passengers and four crew members were taken off the plane. The passengers were given other flight accommodations.
The incident did not disrupt other airport operations, Schubert said.
In June, the landing gear on a DC9-30 collapsed during its landing at the airport. No injuries were reported in that incident.
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