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An American Airlines Boeing plane makes an emergency landing at Los Angeles Airport due to a “mechanical problem”

An American Airlines Boeing plane makes an emergency landing at Los Angeles Airport due to a “mechanical problem”

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deja vu.

An American Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday evening due to a “potential mechanical problem,” according to the British Daily Mail. KTLA.

An American Airlines official told the outlet that the flight, which was arriving from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, landed safely at Los Angeles International Airport on Runway 25 at approximately 8:45 p.m.

American Airlines Flight 345 on the runway at Los Angeles Airport after making an emergency landing Wednesday evening. Kcal News

Passengers safely exited the Boeing plane via the jet bridge after the plane entered the gate.

There were no reports of any injuries on board the plane, according to the source.

There were reports of a tire blowout, but AA officials cited only the pilot's claim of a “potential mechanical issue,” according to the outlet.

It remains to be seen what the issue is.

The scare is the latest in a series of mechanical and safety problems experienced by Boeing planes in the past two weeks, the second plane to make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport in March.

The AA flight was arriving from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport when it had to make an emergency landing. FlightAware
There were reports of a tire blowout, but AA officials cited only the pilot's claim of a “potential mechanical issue,” according to the outlet. Markus Mainka – Stock.adobe.com

A United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Japan was diverted to Los Angeles International Airport on March 7 after one of the landing gear on a Boeing 777-20 fell off after takeoff.

Painful footage showed the plane losing one of its six tires on the left side as it climbed.

All 235 passengers, 10 flight attendants and four pilots on board the plane landed safely at Los Angeles International Airport.

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A United Airlines Boeing 777-300 on Monday suffered a fuel leak in midair and was forced to make an emergency landing.

A United Airlines Boeing 777 bound for Japan loses a tire while taking off from San Francisco International Airport on March 7, 2024. AP

United Airlines Flight 830 took off on a 14-hour flight from Sydney to San Francisco, but was rerouted two hours into the flight due to a “maintenance issue.”

The company is implementing weekly compliance checks for each work area of ​​the 737 and additional equipment audits to reduce quality issues, Boeing said in a memo to employees on Tuesday.

John Barnett, a former quality inspector at Boeing for three decades, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his truck in the parking lot of his hotel in South Carolina on Saturday.

The engineer, who retired in 2017, gave his first testimony in a resounding lawsuit against the company. The Charleston County coroner told the BBC.

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