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Allegiant flight mechanical issue while landing

Posted at 5:34 PM, Mar 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 01:23:02-04

An Allegiant Air flight had a mechanical issue as it was landing at McCarran International Airport Wednesday afternoon.

Flight 501, which had 206 passengers and 7 crew on board, had an issue with the right engine. A spokesman with Allegiant Air reported that the pilots then shut off the engine but it did not go out.

The flight from Indianapolis landed safely at 5:17 p.m. and the emergency was canceled at 5:19. The plane then taxied to the gate.

This is a developing story. Check back to 13 Action News for updates.