Boeing 737 makes emergency landing at Knoxville airport

Delta airlines

A Delta Air Lines flight landed safely at McGhee-Tyson Airport in Knoxville Sunday morning.

 The plane was a Boeing 737 and the crew reported a nose gear issue and declared an emergency.

The flight departed Tri-Cities Airport in Tennessee and was headed to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport when it was diverted.

The FAA will investigate the incident.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 for updates.

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