Mechanical issue grounds flight at EVV

Mechanical issue grounds flight at EVV

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Evansville Regional Airport officials say a mechanical issue is to blame for an emergency landing late Tuesday night.

Officials say Delta Airlines flight #4919 was flying from Atlanta to Peoria when the plane experienced that mechanical issue. The crew diverted the flight to EVV as a precaution and landed safely without any problems.

Around 36 passengers were on the flight. Several passengers say the airline helped them get rooms, food, and on a flight Wednesday morning.

EVV officials say their fire rescue crews, as well as city emergency crews, were standing by just in case when the plane landed.

No one was hurt.

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