PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – An American Airlines flight was diverted to Pittsburgh International Airport on Saturday morning.
American Airlines Flight 2244 was flown from Chicago to Washington, DC when it was diverted around 9:20 am due to a mechanical problem, according to a spokesman for American Airlines.
The aircraft landed safely at 9.30am
There were 72 passengers and a crew of 6.
The passengers were re-booked on other flights.
In a statement, American Airlines said, "We have never wanted to interfere with our customers' travel plans and we apologize for the problems this caused. ”
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