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Malfunction forces Chicago-bound flight to be evacuated on Lambert runway

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A United Airlines flight was forced to stop on the runway after a malfunction Thursday A United Airlines flight was forced to stop on the runway after a malfunction Thursday

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A flight bound for Chicago had to stop on the runway at Lambert Airport before take-off due to a malfunction in either a gear or tire.

A spokesperson for Lambert said the unknown malfunction forced emergency personnel to respond to a United Airlines flight which was stopped on the runway.

All passengers were safely taken off of the flight so an inspection could be conducted.

No other details have been released.

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