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JetBlue Flight Diverts to LAX due to Flaps Problem

JetBlue flight 213 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on November 1st.

The plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Long Beach Airport, California, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

JetBlue Flight Returns to Long Beach Airport

jetBlueJetBlue flight 1416 had to return and make an emergency landing at Long Beach Airport, California, at about 9:30 a.m. on September 18.

According to airport spokesperson, Kerry Gerot, the plane, heading to Austin, Texas, was diverted for landing back after its second engine got overheated and the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit.

The Airbus A320 landed uneventfully and all 142 passengers and 5 crew members exited through emergency slides.

According to local fire department officials, 4 passengers suffered from medical issues and one of them was shifted to hospital with complaint of shortness of breath.

Actor Jackson Rathbone was also aboard the flight along with his wife and son. He tweeted “I grabbed my son and jumped down the inflated ramp, my wife following… We left all our personal effects onboard. Who cares. We were alive.”

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