UPDATE: Several flights diverted from Chattanooga Airport for 2 planes in need of fuel
Several flights were diverted from the Chattanooga Airport on Tuesday night due to two planes coming in with low fuel.
According to the Hamilton County 911 log, an “Alert 2 Airport” call came in at 9:36 p.m.
Chattanooga Fire Department spokesperson Lindsey Rogers says the alert was caused by two incoming planes that were low on fuel.
Rogers says both planes landed safely and the alert was canceled.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), an Alert 2 means that an incoming plane is experiencing major difficulty.
According to the airport’s flight tracker, 12 incoming flights were diverted from the airport from 9:26 p.m. to 10:01 p.m.
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