Sources are reporting an incident that happened on a flight to Rockford last night. The flight was from Mesa to Rockford, on the Allegiant flight #563.
Sources said several police officers had the plane passengers detained and would not let anyone off the plane.
“The Rockford PD was waiting to board the plane. We, the passengers were kept on the plane for quite awhile not able to deplane while the officers questioned other passengers.
We were not given any information, just asked to remain in our seats while someone was escorted from the flight.” a source told us.
We have tried to get information from the airport and RPD, both declined comment.
According to the RPD call log, there was a “medical assist” but it is unknown if it was related to this incident.
Several sources are reporting 2 military Chinook helicopters were flying in the area this morning.
There were 2 military Chinook helicopters that were flying in the area.
At least one of them landed at the National Guard Armory in Machesney Park.
It is unknown why they were in the area.
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The Chinook helicopters are used for mainly transporting troops and equipment. Chinook helicopter transports troops, artillery, supplies and equipment to the battlefield. Other applications include medical evacuation, aircraft recovery, parachute drop, search-and-rescue, disaster relief, firefighting and heavy construction
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