United flight stops in Whitehorse for extra fuel
Flight from Chicago to Anchorage encountered strong headwinds
A United Airlines flight made an unscheduled stop at Whitehorse Airport Monday night.
United spokesperson Charlie Hobart says Flight 1651 was on a scheduled flight from Chicago to Anchorage, but the plane encountered strong head winds en route.
Hobart says the crew opted to make a stop in Whitehorse for extra fuel.
The flight arrived about an hour and 45 minutes late in Anchorage without further incident.