JetBlue flight makes emergency landing at RIC

Published: Dec. 18, 2017 at 10:58 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 18, 2017 at 11:21 PM EST
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A spokesperson with Richmond International Airport says a JetBlue flight made an emergency landing on Monday.

Flight 697 from Boston to Atlanta diverged to Richmond. The plane landed safely around 5:15 p.m.

Officials with JetBlue say the plane had a "reported maintenance issue" and diverted the flight as a precaution.

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