A flight headed from Newark Liberty International Airport to Buffalo made an emergency landing in Rochester on Sunday due to a fuel leak, officials said.
Pilots aboard GoJetAirlines flight 4583 operating as United Express “encountered a possible fuel imbalance” and decided to divert to Greater Rochester International Airport, about 60 miles east of the plane’s destination, United said in a statement.
The Canadair CRJ-550 left Newark and 4:26 p.m. and touched down in Rochester at 7:10 p.m, according to United. It was schedule to land in Buffalo at 5:44 p.m.
The cause of the leak in one of the plane’s wings wasn’t immediately clear.