More than 100 aboard ICE-chartered plane forced to make emergency landing

A plane chartered by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency carrying more than 100 people was forced to make an emergency landing in Alexandria, La., Friday, April 20, 2018. (photo courtesy KALB)
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - A charter plane carrying more than 100 people was forced to make an emergency landing in Louisiana Friday afternoon.

NBC station KALB reports the plane, operated by World Atlantic Airlines, was chartered by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, citing an airport spokesperson.

The crew radioed they were having problems with the landing gear and requested an emergency approach.

During landing, the landing gear on the right side collapsed.

Emergency crews helped the 101 passengers and crew leave the plane.

No one was hurt.