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A Boeing 737-800 made an emergency landing in Tennessee on Sunday morning.
Delta Air Lines flight 1417 landed safely at McGhee Tyson Airport at 9:17 am
The flight had departed from Tri-Cities Airport in Tennessee and was on its way to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport when crew members declared an emergency. 19659016]
First class seats are seen here on a Delta Boeing 737-900 at the Atlanta Media Day at its Atlanta hub on April 29, 2016. (Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, Special for USA TODAY)
"Delta apologizes to customers on flight 1417 from Tri-Cities to Atlanta that diverted to Knoxville out of an abundance of caution following a potential mechanical issue," Delta said in a statement to USA TODAY.
"The aircraft landed and taxied to the gateway and is being inspected by maintenance technicians."
depart to Atlanta, the spokesman added.
The FAA will investigate further.
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