American Airlines flight with mechanical issue diverts to BNA - WKRN News 2

American Airlines flight with mechanical issue diverts to BNA

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

An American Airlines flight headed to Virginia was diverted to Nashville Wednesday night due to a mechanical problem.

The MD-80 plane carrying 115 passengers took off from Dallas, Texas and was headed to Richmond, Virginia.

The plane landed around 5 p.m. at the Nashville International Airport for mechanical issues.

The passengers boarded a different plane around 7:30 p.m. and continued on to Virginia.

Airline officials did not immediately release what mechanical issues occurred on the plane.

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