Private jet lands at Gary airport because of smoke in cockpit

SHARE Private jet lands at Gary airport because of smoke in cockpit

(GARY, Ind.) A small private jet made an emergency landing at a northwest Indiana airport Friday morning after smoke was detected in the cockpit.

The plane, a two-engine British Aerospace jet, landed at Gary/Chicago International Airport after reports of smoke in its cockpit, an FAA spokesman said.

Further details on the plane’s flight plan, or whether it was arriving at or leaving Gary at the time of the incident, were not immediately available, the FAA said.

The 15-seat British Aerospace HS 125-700A was manufactured in 1983 and is registered to a corporation called Seven Hundred NP LLC, based out of Valparaiso, Ind., according to federal records.

The plane’s flight plan was not available for public tracking on by request of its owner.

The Latest
Great streets are more than just a building address and six lanes of through traffic. They are extensions of our urban public life and important places in themselves.
The 59th annual convention will be held Sept. 2-5 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.
U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber questioned more than 100 potential jurors and excused more than half of them before hearing challenges from lawyers late Tuesday afternoon.
The Bears’ head coach is being cautious with a short week after Saturday’s preseason opener against the Chiefs. Some starters will play 6-10 snaps, others might hit 20. “We’re not going to put stress on their bodies,” Eberflus said.
“Here in Illinois, we recognize that our elders thrive when they remain in our communities as they age,” Gov. J.B. Pritzker said. “The PACE program is an innovative model that delivers a much-needed alternative to traditional nursing facility care.”