Airline officials said USAirways Flight 1702 was heading to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., when the pilot was forced to abort takeoff around 6:30 p.m. Thursday after the front landing gear failed.
An airport spokeswoman said no injuries have been reported.
Video aired by WCAU-TV showed the plane still on the runway as of 7:45 p.m., with its emergency slides inflated.
Flights have been halted at the airport.
No further details were immediately available.