Emergency landing at JAX Airport

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Jacksonville International Airport Tuesday morning.

American Airlines Regional Jet flight 3551 was diverted to JAX Airport at 7:40 a.m. after electrical fumes were reported, according to Michael Stewart with JAX Airport. The flight landed safely and no injuries were reported.

The flight originated from Norfolk, Va and was heading to Miami according to website FlightAware.

Matt Miller with American Airlines told First Coast News the flight was diverted as a precaution due to a mechanical issue and also confirmed the flight landed safely. The 38 passengers have since been placed on other flights to Miami.

The Embraer 145 aircraft is still in Jacksonville having repair work done.

Three crew members were also on board the flight.


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