WFAA: American flight from DFW diverted for ‘security issue’

08/24/2014 9:34 PM

08/24/2014 9:35 PM

An American Airlines jet with 179 passengers and six crew members was headed to San Diego on Sunday when it made an unscheduled landing in Phoenix due to a "security issue."

The airline said Flight 362, a Boeing 757, landed safely just before 2 p.m. CT.

"It diverted to Phoenix due to a security related issue, and the flight was met by authorities," said American spokeswoman Michelle Mohr. More at WFAA.com

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