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(LAS VEGAS) —  A Delta Air Lines flight heading from Minneapolis to Las Vegas was forced to make an unscheduled landing Thursday, airport officials said.

The call about Flight 1651 came in around 12:10 p.m. and the plane landed safely at McCarran International Airport around 12:25 p.m., officials told ABC affiliate KTNV.

The cockpit door malfunctioned, locking the pilot out of the cockpit, airport officials told KTNV, noting that a crew member was forced to make the landing.

No one was injured. There were 168 people on board the plane, officials said.

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