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United Express flight diverted to Nashville

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A United Airlines flight from Austin, TX, to Newark, NJ, was diverted to Nashville International Airport on Wednesday after a mechanical issue.

United Express flight 3564, an Embraer ERJ-170 aircraft, landed safely before 8 p.m.

There is no word on what exactly caused the plane, which had 67 people on board, to be diverted to Nashville.

A representative for the airline said a different plane would arrive in Nashville and take the passengers on to Newark.

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