Home / National News / American Airlines Flight Lands Safely At LAX After Declaring Emergency

 

(LOS ANGELES) —  An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport this morning due to a “mechanical problem,” an LAX spokesperson has confirmed.

American Airlines flight 564 — an Airbus A319 with 125 passengers and five crew members, according to the airline — departed San Jose, California, at 9:50 a.m. en route to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

A Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson tells ABC News the flight declared an emergency, and according to the Los Angeles Fire Department, it received a call at 10:38 a.m. P.T. to monitor the landing.

After the safe landing, units departed the scene, the LAFD tells ABC News.

Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

 

Recent posts in National News