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Mechanical issue on Delta flight briefly closes Spokane International Airport

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane International Airport was closed for about 30 minutes Monday night when a Delta flight experienced a mechanical issue, according to a spokesman for the airport. 

The airport said the mechanical issue happened while the flight was landing. That flight originated in Seattle on New Year's Eve. There were no injuries. 

The incident closed the airport from 8:35 p.m. to 8:55 p.m., the airport said. It says when the airport re-opened, traffic used the secondary runway.

The main runway was able to re-open at 10:02 p.m., according to the spokesman. The airport says it completed a series of safety checks. 


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