FedEx plane flies over North Central Kansas before making emergency landing in Wichita


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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNT) – A FedEx plane originally flying Thursday morning to Memphis, Tenn. changed course to make an emergency landing in Wichita, according to air traffic records.

The Boeing 757-236SF airplane went over parts of North Central and Northeast Kansas. View a Radarbox replay of FedEx Flight FX685’s planned flight and the moment it diverted to Wichita.

The airplane took off from Montana around 9:48 a.m. Its crew later transmitted a code 7700, which indicates a general emergency, to air traffic control in Kansas. It landed at Wichita’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport around 11:30 a.m.

There is no word on what caused the emergency landing at this time.

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