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American Eagle jet diverts to Fargo to land

1 year 4 months 1 week ago Wednesday, June 12 2019 Jun 12, 2019 June 12, 2019 10:58 AM June 12, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A regional passenger jet made an emergency landing at Fargo's airport after developing a mechanical issue.

Officials say the American Eagle plane flying from the Dallas-Fort Worth airport to Bismarck diverted to Fargo Wednesday morning. Hector International Airport Executive Director Shawn Dobberstein tells KFGO the plane carrying about 60 passengers had some type of mechanical problem. The jet landed safely.

One of the passengers, Tyler Morgan, of Abilene, Texas, says he was told there was a problem with the tires or landing gear on the plane's left side. Mesa Airlines operates the jet under the American Eagle banner.

Information from: KFGO-AM, http://www.kfgo.com

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