United Plane Makes Emergency Landing Without Nose Gear

An airplane was forced to make an emergency landing at O'Hare International Airport after it experienced a mechanical problem upon the landing Saturday afternoon. The GoJet plane, operated by United Airlines, touched the ground without its nose gear in place for the landing. After it landed, the plane sat on the runway with the nose still touching the ground. According to Karen Pride, a spokesperson for the airport, the flight originated in Grand Rapids, Mich., and was scheduled to arrive in Chicago at about 3:30 p.m.