Mechanical issue causes flight to divert to Columbia

Mechanical issue causes flight to divert to Columbia
Several American Airlines flights have been canceled in Charlotte and at Columbia Metropolitan Airport (Source: WIS)

(WIS) - A flight from Fayetteville, North Carolina to Atlanta was diverted to Columbia Thursday morning.

The plane landed at Columbia Metropolitan Airport due to a mechanical issue, according to Lynne Douglas at CAE.

Passengers are safe and off the plane. They are scheduled for a 10:30 a.m. flight to Atlanta.

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