No injuries were reported after US Airways Flight 1702 aborted takeoff shortly after 6 p.m. EDT Thursday at the Philadelphia International Airport, according to a US Airways spokeswoman.
The incident created an emergency ground stop at the airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, which was still in effect as of 7 p.m. Thursday.
"The takeoff was aborted," US Airways spokeswoman Valerie Hooks said, adding the reasoning behind this is still being investigated.
"At this time, we are still investigating," she said.
Wind gusts of 30-35 mph were in the region at 6 p.m., according to AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Brian Edwards.
The flight was scheduled to depart from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with 149 passengers and five crew members, Hooks said.
A person walks around a damaged US Airways jet at the end of a runway at the Philadelphia International Airport, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Philadelphia. Airline officials said the flight was heading to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., when the pilot was forced to abort takeoff around 6:30 p.m., after the front landing gear failed. An airport spokeswoman said no injuries have been reported. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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