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All arrivals, departures at Newark Liberty airport stopped due to 'airport emergency'

Posted: 2:38 PM, Jun 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-15 14:41:40-04
All arrivals, departures at Newark Liberty airport stopped due to 'airport emergency'

NEWARK, N.J. — All arrivals and departures have been stopped Saturday afternoon at Newark Liberty Airport due to an "airport emergency."

Travelers are encouraged to check with airlines before coming to the airport, according to a tweet from the airport.

A United flight from Denver skidded off of the runway at Newark, causing the landing gear to get stuck in a grassy area, according to a tweet from the Federal Aviation Administration. No injuries were reported.

This story was originally published by Andrew Smith on WRTV.